1992 United States presidential election in South Dakota

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1992 United States presidential election in South Dakota

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Nominee George H.W. Bush Bill Clinton Ross Perot
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Home state Texas Arkansas Texas
Running mate Dan Quayle Al Gore James Stockdale
Electoral vote 3 0 0
Popular vote 136,718 124,888 73,295
Percentage 40.66% 37.14% 21.80%

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County Results

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

The 1992 United States presidential election in South Dakota took place on November 3, 1992, as part of the 1992 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

South Dakota was won by incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 40.66% of the popular vote over Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 37.14%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 21.80% of the popular vote.[1] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush and Perot.[2] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Spink County, Hanson County, Davison County, and Aurora County voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.[3]

Results[edit]

1992 United States presidential election in South Dakota[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George H.W. Bush (incumbent) 136,718 40.66% 3
Democratic Bill Clinton 124,888 37.14% 0
Independent Ross Perot 73,295 21.80% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 814 0.24% 0
Independent Dr. John Hagelin 429 0.13% 0
Independent Lenora Fulani 110 0.03% 0
Totals 336,254 100.0% 3

Results by county[edit]

County[4] George Herbert Walker Bush
Republican
William Jefferson Clinton
Democratic
Henry Ross Perot
Independent
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # %
Aurora 594 34.70% 680 39.72% 435 25.41% 3 0.18% -86 -5.02% 1,712
Beadle 3,363 36.81% 3,925 42.96% 1,819 19.91% 29 0.32% -562 -6.15% 9,136
Bennett 556 46.45% 413 34.50% 221 18.46% 7 0.58% 143 11.95% 1,197
Bon Homme 1,212 36.00% 1,294 38.43% 836 24.83% 25 0.74% -82 -2.44% 3,367
Brookings 4,698 39.14% 4,645 38.70% 2,614 21.78% 45 0.37% 53 0.44% 12,002
Brown 6,665 36.93% 7,521 41.67% 3,812 21.12% 49 0.27% -856 -4.74% 18,047
Brule 908 33.93% 1,060 39.61% 687 25.67% 21 0.78% -152 -5.68% 2,676
Buffalo 137 27.62% 282 56.85% 72 14.52% 5 1.01% -145 -29.23% 496
Butte 1,674 45.24% 973 26.30% 1,039 28.08% 14 0.38% 635[a] 17.16% 3,700
Campbell 574 54.51% 222 21.08% 252 23.93% 5 0.47% 322[a] 30.58% 1,053
Charles Mix 1,570 38.30% 1,639 39.99% 886 21.62% 4 0.10% -69 -1.68% 4,099
Clark 803 33.81% 799 33.64% 761 32.04% 12 0.51% 4 0.17% 2,375
Clay 1,869 30.96% 2,826 46.82% 1,303 21.59% 38 0.63% -957 -15.85% 6,036
Codington 3,943 36.03% 3,701 33.82% 3,262 29.81% 37 0.34% 242 2.21% 10,943
Corson 483 38.61% 444 35.49% 321 25.66% 3 0.24% 39 3.12% 1,251
Custer 1,422 42.28% 1,078 32.05% 845 25.13% 18 0.54% 344 10.23% 3,363
Davison 3,111 38.19% 3,285 40.33% 1,706 20.94% 44 0.54% -174 -2.14% 8,146
Day 1,161 31.17% 1,578 42.36% 973 26.12% 13 0.35% -417 -11.19% 3,725
Deuel 778 32.11% 880 36.32% 761 31.41% 4 0.17% -102 -4.21% 2,423
Dewey 642 36.64% 766 43.72% 340 19.41% 4 0.23% -124 -7.08% 1,752
Douglas 1,175 56.85% 481 23.27% 403 19.50% 8 0.39% 694 33.58% 2,067
Edmunds 944 41.77% 894 39.56% 415 18.36% 7 0.31% 50 2.21% 2,260
Fall River 1,533 40.84% 1,416 37.72% 792 21.10% 13 0.35% 117 3.12% 3,754
Faulk 658 45.89% 488 34.03% 281 19.60% 7 0.49% 170 11.85% 1,434
Grant 1,595 38.81% 1,484 36.11% 1,018 24.77% 13 0.32% 111 2.70% 4,110
Gregory 1,027 39.27% 879 33.61% 688 26.31% 21 0.80% 148 5.66% 2,615
Haakon 860 65.25% 209 15.86% 245 18.59% 4 0.30% 615[a] 46.66% 1,318
Hamlin 1,133 41.35% 826 30.15% 774 28.25% 7 0.26% 307 11.20% 2,740
Hand 1,130 44.38% 785 30.83% 624 24.51% 7 0.27% 345 13.55% 2,546
Hanson 522 36.38% 566 39.44% 341 23.76% 6 0.42% -44 -3.07% 1,435
Harding 515 58.46% 139 15.78% 225 25.54% 2 0.23% 290[a] 32.92% 881
Hughes 4,325 53.26% 2,578 31.74% 1,160 14.28% 58 0.71% 1,747 21.51% 8,121
Hutchinson 2,002 48.17% 1,211 29.14% 920 22.14% 23 0.55% 791 19.03% 4,156
Hyde 440 46.07% 301 31.52% 211 22.09% 3 0.31% 139 14.55% 955
Jackson 627 53.68% 351 30.05% 184 15.75% 6 0.51% 276 23.63% 1,168
Jerauld 518 35.31% 600 40.90% 346 23.59% 3 0.20% -82 -5.59% 1,467
Jones 454 58.28% 166 21.31% 154 19.77% 5 0.64% 288 36.97% 779
Kingsbury 1,113 35.41% 1,267 40.31% 744 23.67% 19 0.60% -154 -4.90% 3,143
Lake 1,890 33.81% 2,388 42.72% 1,299 23.24% 13 0.23% -498 -8.91% 5,590
Lawrence 3,770 39.03% 3,157 32.68% 2,673 27.67% 59 0.61% 613 6.35% 9,659
Lincoln 3,365 42.47% 2,943 37.15% 1,593 20.11% 22 0.28% 422 5.33% 7,923
Lyman 669 45.20% 486 32.84% 311 21.01% 14 0.95% 183 12.36% 1,480
Marshall 810 35.26% 1,056 45.97% 427 18.59% 4 0.17% -246 -10.71% 2,297
McCook 1,177 39.44% 1,167 39.11% 617 20.68% 23 0.77% 10 0.34% 2,984
McPherson 945 53.94% 478 27.28% 322 18.38% 7 0.40% 467 26.66% 1,752
Meade 4,724 46.89% 2,694 26.74% 2,611 25.92% 46 0.46% 2,030 20.15% 10,075
Mellette 417 49.58% 277 32.94% 140 16.65% 7 0.83% 140 16.65% 841
Miner 543 34.28% 698 44.07% 332 20.96% 11 0.69% -155 -9.79% 1,584
Minnehaha 25,081 39.32% 27,016 42.35% 11,496 18.02% 193 0.30% -1,935 -3.03% 63,786
Moody 898 28.93% 1,473 47.45% 715 23.03% 18 0.58% -575 -18.52% 3,104
Pennington 18,052 47.92% 11,106 29.48% 8,358 22.19% 153 0.41% 6,946 18.44% 37,669
Perkins 872 43.80% 566 28.43% 541 27.17% 12 0.60% 306 15.37% 1,991
Potter 901 50.67% 493 27.73% 375 21.09% 9 0.51% 408 22.95% 1,778
Roberts 1,437 34.87% 1,716 41.64% 954 23.15% 14 0.34% -279 -6.77% 4,121
Sanborn 595 36.96% 632 39.25% 376 23.35% 7 0.43% -37 -2.30% 1,610
Shannon 225 13.63% 1,267 76.74% 137 8.30% 22 1.33% -1,042 -63.11% 1,651
Spink 1,527 37.14% 1,732 42.12% 839 20.40% 14 0.34% -205 -4.99% 4,112
Stanley 719 51.39% 427 30.52% 240 17.16% 13 0.93% 292 20.87% 1,399
Sully 565 55.94% 273 27.03% 167 16.53% 5 0.50% 292 28.91% 1,010
Todd 456 27.98% 915 56.13% 246 15.09% 13 0.80% -459 -28.16% 1,630
Tripp 1,459 43.38% 1,046 31.10% 848 25.22% 10 0.30% 413 12.28% 3,363
Turner 1,906 44.43% 1,507 35.13% 867 20.21% 10 0.23% 399 9.30% 4,290
Union 1,784 35.00% 2,210 43.36% 1,085 21.29% 18 0.35% -426 -8.36% 5,097
Walworth 1,439 49.48% 829 28.51% 628 21.60% 12 0.41% 610 20.98% 2,908
Yankton 3,430 36.60% 3,404 36.32% 2,511 26.79% 27 0.29% 26 0.28% 9,372
Ziebach 328 44.93% 280 38.36% 117 16.03% 5 0.68% 48 6.58% 730
Totals 136,718 40.66% 124,888 37.14% 73,295 21.80% 1,353 0.40% 11,830 3.52% 336,254

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d In this county where Clinton ran third behind Bush and Perot, margin given is Bush vote minus Perot vote and percentage margin Bush percentage minus Perot percentage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1992 Presidential General Election Results - South Dakota". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  2. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  3. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  4. ^ Our Campaigns; SD US Presidential Election Race, November 03, 1992