United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1996

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1996
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Nominee Bill Clinton Bob Dole Ross Perot
Party Democratic Republican Reform
Home state Arkansas Kansas Texas
Running mate Al Gore Jack Kemp Patrick Choate
Electoral vote 23 0 0
Popular vote 2,215,819 1,801,169 430,984
Percentage 49.17% 39.97% 9.56%

County Results

President before election

Bill Clinton

Elected President

Bill Clinton

The 1996 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 5, 1996. Voters chose 23 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania was won by President Bill Clinton by a margin of 9.2%.[1] Billionaire businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party of the United States of America-TX) finished in third with 9.56% of the popular vote in Pennsylvania.[2]

In Pennsylvania, Bill Clinton received 49.2% of the vote, the same percentage as the national vote (when rounded to the nearest tenth).


United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1996[3]
Party Candidate Running mate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Bill Clinton Al Gore 2,215,819 49.17% 23
Republican Bob Dole Jack Kemp 1,801,169 39.97% 0
Reform Ross Perot Patrick Choate 430,984 9.56% 0
Libertarian Harry Browne Jo Jorgensen 28,000 0.62% 0
Constitutional Howard Phillips Herbert Titus 19,552 0.43% 0