United States presidential election in Indiana, 1992

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United States presidential election in Indiana, 1992

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  43 George H.W. Bush 3x4.jpg 44 Bill Clinton 3x4.jpg RossPerotColor.jpg
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 12 0 0
Popular vote 989,375 848,420 455,934
Percentage 42.91% 36.79% 19.77%

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County Results
  Clinton—60-70%
  Clinton—50-60%
  Clinton—40-50%
  Bush—40-50%
  Bush—50-60%
  Bush—60-70%
  Bush—>70%

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

The 1992 United States presidential election in Indiana took place on November 3, 1992, and was part of the 1992 United States presidential election. Voters chose 12 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Indiana was won by President George H.W. Bush (R-TX). The presidential contest in Indiana was not a surprise, with Bush winning 42.91% to 36.79% over Governor Bill Clinton (D).[1] Still, the margin of victory was lesser than in earlier elections; Clinton won in every state bordering Indiana, and except for the Midwest Bush finished first in no state more northern than Indiana. Billionaire Businessman Ross Perot (I-TX) finished in third, with a significant 19.77% of the popular vote in Indiana.[2] Indiana would continue to vote Republican in presidential elections until 2008, in which Barack Obama won by a close margin, becoming the first Democrat to carry the state since 1964.

As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Greene County, Harrison County, and Washington County voted for the Democratic candidate.

Results

United States presidential election in Indiana, 1992[3]
Party Candidate Running mate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George H.W. Bush Dan Quayle 989,375 42.91% 12
Democratic Bill Clinton Al Gore 848,420 36.79% 0
Independent Ross Perot James Stockdale 455,934 19.77% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou Nancy Lord 7,936 0.34% 0
New Alliance Party Lenora Fulani Maria Elizabeth Muñoz 2,583 0.11% 0
America First James "Bo" Gritz (write-in) Cyril Minett 1,467 0.06% 0
Natural Law Dr. John Hagelin (write-in) Dr. V. Tompkins 126 0.01% 0
Other write-ins 30 >0.01% 0
Totals 2,321,133 100.00% 12
Voter turnout (Voting age) 47%

References

  1. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/index.html
  2. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/index.html
  3. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/state.php?year=1992&fips=13&f=0&off=0&elect=0&minper=0
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