United States presidential election in South Dakota, 2000

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United States presidential election in South Dakota, 2000
South Dakota
1996 ←
November 7, 2000
→ 2004

  George-W-Bush.jpeg Al Gore, Vice President of the United States, official portrait 1994.jpg
Nominee George W. Bush Al Gore
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Texas Tennessee
Running mate Dick Cheney Joe Liberman
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 190,700 118,804
Percentage 60.30% 37.56%

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County Results
  Gore—80-90%
  Gore—60-70%
  Gore—50-60%
  Bush—<50%
  Bush—50-60%
  Bush—60-70%
  Bush—70-80%
  Bush—80-90%

President before election

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Elected President

George W. Bush
Republican

The 2000 United States presidential election in South Dakota took place on November 7, 2000 throughout all 50 states and D.C., which was part of the 2000 United States presidential election. Voters chose 3 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

South Dakota was won by Governor George W. Bush by a 22.74% margin of victory.

Electors[edit]

The electors of each state and the District of Columbia met on December 18, 2000[1] to cast their votes for President and Vice President. The Electoral College itself never meets as one body. Instead the electors from each state and the District of Columbia met in their respective capitols.

The following were the members of the Electoral College from the state. All were pledged to and voted for George Bush and Dick Cheney:[2]

  1. Carole Hillard
  2. William J. Janklow
  3. Joel Rosenthal

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in South Dakota, 2000[3]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George W. Bush 190,700 60.30% 3
Democratic Al Gore 118,804 37.56% 0
Reform Pat Buchanan 3,322 1.05% 0
Independent Howard Phillips 1,781 0.56% 0
Libertarian Harry Browne 1,662 0.53% 0

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