United States presidential election in Nevada, 1996
|Elections in Nevada|
|None of These Candidates|
The 1996 United States presidential election in Nevada took place on November 5, 1996, as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose four representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.
A swing state, Nevada was narrowly won by incumbent Democratic President Bill Clinton. Clinton took a 43.93% plurality of the popular vote over Republican challenger Bob Dole, who took 42.91%, a victory margin of 1.02%. Reform Party candidate Ross Perot finished in third with 9.47% of the popular vote.
As of 2016, this is the last presidential election in which the Democratic candidate won Nevada without carrying Washoe County, and the last time Mineral County voted Democratic. It is also the only time in the last 14 elections Nevada did not vote for the same candidate as Colorado.
|United States presidential election in Nevada, 1996|
|Democratic||Bill Clinton (incumbent)||203,974||43.93%||4|
|N/A||None of these Candidates||5,608||1.21%||0|
|Ind. American||Howard Phillips||1,732||0.37%||0|
|Natural Law||John Hagelin||545||0.12%||0|
- "1996 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 30 January 2013.