1992 United States presidential election in Tennessee

The 1992 United States presidential election in Tennessee took place on November 3, 1992, as part of the 1992 United States presidential election. Voters chose 11 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1992 United States presidential election in Tennessee

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Nominee Bill Clinton George H.W. Bush Ross Perot
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Home state Arkansas Texas Texas
Running mate Al Gore Dan Quayle James Stockdale
Electoral vote 11 0 0
Popular vote 933,521 841,300 199,968
Percentage 47.08% 42.43% 10.09%

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County Results

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Tennessee was won by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 47.08% of the popular vote over incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 42.43%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 10.09% of the popular vote.[1] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush and Perot.[2]

Clinton, from neighboring Arkansas, benefited from having the state's junior U.S. Senator Al Gore as his Vice Presidential running mate. As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Rutherford County, Sumner County, Wilson County, Lincoln County, Claiborne County, Hardin County, Macon County, and Pickett County voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.[3]

ResultsEdit

1992 United States presidential election in Tennessee[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Bill Clinton 933,521 47.08% 11
Republican George H.W. Bush (incumbent) 841,300 42.43% 0
Independent Ross Perot 199,968 10.09% 0
Independent Andre Marrou 1,847 0.09% 0
Independent J. Quinn Brisben 1,356 0.07% 0
Independent James "Bo" Gritz 756 0.04% 0
Independent Lenora Fulani 727 0.04% 0
Independent Dr. John Hagelin 599 0.03% 0
Independent Howard Phillips 579 0.03% 0
Independent Ron Daniels 511 0.03% 0
Independent Lyndon LaRouche 460 0.02% 0
Independent Earl Dodge 343 0.02% 0
Independent James Warren 277 0.01% 0
Independent John Yiamouyiannis 233 0.01% 0
Write-ins 161 0.01% 0
Totals 1,982,638 100.0% 11

Results by countyEdit

County William Jefferson Clinton
Democratic
George Herbert Walker Bush
Republican
Henry Ross Perot
Independent
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # %
Anderson 13,482 47.12% 11,838 41.38% 3,149 11.01% 142 0.50% 1,644 5.75% 28,611
Bedford 5,978 52.34% 3,836 33.59% 1,541 13.49% 66 0.58% 2,142 18.75% 11,421
Benton 3,896 63.72% 1,625 26.58% 559 9.14% 34 0.56% 2,271 37.14% 6,114
Bledsoe 1,884 46.89% 1,776 44.20% 352 8.76% 6 0.15% 108 2.69% 4,018
Blount 14,655 38.92% 18,415 48.91% 4,468 11.87% 113 0.30% -3,760 -9.99% 37,651
Bradley 9,889 33.30% 16,528 55.66% 3,212 10.82% 67 0.23% -6,639 -22.36% 29,696
Campbell 6,756 52.25% 4,897 37.87% 1,240 9.59% 38 0.29% 1,859 14.38% 12,931
Cannon 2,593 59.87% 1,229 28.38% 495 11.43% 14 0.32% 1,364 31.49% 4,331
Carroll 5,741 48.66% 4,842 41.04% 1,139 9.65% 77 0.65% 899 7.62% 11,799
Carter 6,502 33.88% 10,712 55.82% 1,898 9.89% 78 0.41% -4,210 -21.94% 19,190
Cheatham 4,817 49.21% 3,496 35.72% 1,433 14.64% 42 0.43% 1,321 13.50% 9,788
Chester 2,317 41.40% 2,834 50.64% 439 7.84% 6 0.11% -517 -9.24% 5,596
Claiborne 4,509 47.54% 4,065 42.86% 860 9.07% 51 0.54% 444 4.68% 9,485
Clay 1,922 59.58% 1,072 33.23% 223 6.91% 9 0.28% 850 26.35% 3,226
Cocke 3,495 34.95% 5,298 52.98% 1,124 11.24% 83 0.83% -1,803 -18.03% 10,000
Coffee 8,534 50.07% 6,047 35.48% 2,420 14.20% 43 0.25% 2,487 14.59% 17,044
Crockett 2,657 49.60% 2,180 40.69% 507 9.46% 13 0.24% 477 8.90% 5,357
Cumberland 6,393 40.48% 7,116 45.06% 2,200 13.93% 83 0.53% -723 -4.58% 15,792
Davidson 106,355 52.18% 76,567 37.57% 20,184 9.90% 701 0.34% 29,788 14.62% 203,807
Decatur 2,633 56.49% 1,667 35.76% 351 7.53% 10 0.21% 966 20.73% 4,661
DeKalb 4,382 65.19% 1,714 25.50% 608 9.04% 18 0.27% 2,668 39.69% 6,722
Dickson 7,863 55.79% 4,450 31.58% 1,730 12.28% 50 0.35% 3,413 24.22% 14,093
Dyer 5,845 45.71% 5,668 44.33% 1,241 9.71% 33 0.26% 177 1.38% 12,787
Fayette 4,211 48.91% 3,713 43.13% 657 7.63% 28 0.33% 498 5.78% 8,609
Fentress 2,730 47.40% 2,391 41.52% 606 10.52% 32 0.56% 339 5.89% 5,759
Franklin 7,773 54.83% 4,507 31.79% 1,837 12.96% 59 0.42% 3,266 23.04% 14,176
Gibson 9,555 52.12% 7,161 39.06% 1,536 8.38% 80 0.44% 2,394 13.06% 18,332
Giles 5,601 57.26% 2,827 28.90% 1,309 13.38% 44 0.45% 2,774 28.36% 9,781
Grainger 2,242 40.37% 2,772 49.92% 513 9.24% 26 0.47% -530 -9.54% 5,553
Greene 7,857 37.64% 9,912 47.48% 2,930 14.04% 176 0.84% -2,055 -9.84% 20,875
Grundy 2,997 68.33% 1,004 22.89% 366 8.34% 19 0.43% 1,993 45.44% 4,386
Hamblen 7,114 39.85% 8,898 49.84% 1,760 9.86% 82 0.46% -1,784 -9.99% 17,854
Hamilton 46,770 40.64% 53,476 46.47% 14,400 12.51% 439 0.38% -6,706 -5.83% 115,085
Hancock 1,000 40.83% 1,274 52.02% 151 6.17% 24 0.98% -274 -11.19% 2,449
Hardeman 4,832 56.01% 3,122 36.19% 594 6.89% 79 0.92% 1,710 19.82% 8,627
Hardin 3,922 45.65% 3,875 45.10% 734 8.54% 61 0.71% 47 0.55% 8,592
Hawkins 6,623 40.67% 7,758 47.64% 1,847 11.34% 57 0.35% -1,135 -6.97% 16,285
Haywood 3,511 55.07% 2,518 39.49% 331 5.19% 16 0.25% 993 15.57% 6,376
Henderson 3,502 38.81% 4,719 52.29% 785 8.70% 18 0.20% -1,217 -13.49% 9,024
Henry 6,797 56.20% 3,661 30.27% 1,588 13.13% 49 0.41% 3,136 25.93% 12,095
Hickman 4,093 60.84% 1,820 27.06% 795 11.82% 19 0.28% 2,273 33.79% 6,727
Houston 2,012 68.18% 648 21.96% 280 9.49% 11 0.37% 1,364 46.22% 2,951
Humphreys 3,875 63.16% 1,641 26.75% 609 9.93% 10 0.16% 2,234 36.41% 6,135
Jackson 3,208 75.34% 708 16.63% 332 7.80% 10 0.23% 2,500 58.71% 4,258
Jefferson 4,740 38.34% 6,184 50.02% 1,385 11.20% 53 0.43% -1,444 -11.68% 12,362
Johnson 1,781 32.02% 3,170 56.98% 574 10.32% 38 0.68% -1,389 -24.97% 5,563
Knox 59,702 41.90% 66,607 46.75% 15,669 11.00% 498 0.35% -6,905 -4.85% 142,476
Lake 1,449 62.84% 680 29.49% 151 6.55% 26 1.13% 769 33.35% 2,306
Lauderdale 4,452 55.94% 2,928 36.79% 561 7.05% 17 0.21% 1,524 19.15% 7,958
Lawrence 6,816 49.16% 5,608 40.45% 1,403 10.12% 37 0.27% 1,208 8.71% 13,864
Lewis 2,491 60.00% 1,218 29.34% 434 10.45% 9 0.22% 1,273 30.66% 4,152
Lincoln 5,063 49.15% 3,814 37.02% 1,371 13.31% 54 0.52% 1,249 12.12% 10,302
Loudon 5,414 40.07% 6,444 47.70% 1,602 11.86% 50 0.37% -1,030 -7.62% 13,510
Macon 2,961 51.71% 2,299 40.15% 443 7.74% 23 0.40% 662 11.56% 5,726
Madison 13,629 43.69% 14,869 47.66% 2,634 8.44% 64 0.21% -1,240 -3.97% 31,196
Marion 5,589 55.51% 3,262 32.40% 1,186 11.78% 31 0.31% 2,327 23.11% 10,068
Marshall 4,491 55.46% 2,516 31.07% 1,050 12.97% 41 0.51% 1,975 24.39% 8,098
Maury 9,997 48.86% 7,440 36.37% 2,821 13.79% 201 0.98% 2,557 12.50% 20,459
McMinn 6,682 41.79% 7,453 46.61% 1,812 11.33% 43 0.27% -771 -4.82% 15,990
McNairy 4,691 48.89% 4,093 42.66% 774 8.07% 37 0.39% 598 6.23% 9,595
Meigs 1,673 48.02% 1,355 38.89% 453 13.00% 3 0.09% 318 9.13% 3,484
Monroe 5,384 43.38% 6,025 48.55% 936 7.54% 66 0.53% -641 -5.16% 12,411
Montgomery 14,507 46.29% 13,011 41.51% 3,753 11.97% 70 0.22% 1,496 4.77% 31,341
Moore 1,151 53.66% 661 30.82% 327 15.24% 6 0.28% 490 22.84% 2,145
Morgan 3,190 51.58% 2,306 37.29% 658 10.64% 30 0.49% 884 14.29% 6,184
Obion 6,497 50.51% 4,812 37.41% 1,494 11.61% 61 0.47% 1,685 13.10% 12,864
Overton 4,489 67.49% 1,657 24.91% 468 7.04% 37 0.56% 2,832 42.58% 6,651
Perry 1,889 64.71% 708 24.25% 317 10.86% 5 0.17% 1,181 40.46% 2,919
Pickett 1,144 48.31% 1,094 46.20% 121 5.11% 9 0.38% 50 2.11% 2,368
Polk 2,583 56.03% 1,584 34.36% 419 9.09% 24 0.52% 999 21.67% 4,610
Putnam 10,858 50.54% 7,998 37.23% 2,473 11.51% 153 0.71% 2,860 13.31% 21,482
Rhea 4,289 41.45% 4,860 46.97% 1,163 11.24% 36 0.35% -571 -5.52% 10,348
Roane 9,812 46.73% 8,719 41.52% 2,396 11.41% 72 0.34% 1,093 5.21% 20,999
Robertson 8,498 53.86% 5,271 33.41% 1,978 12.54% 32 0.20% 3,227 20.45% 15,779
Rutherford 21,084 44.73% 18,877 40.04% 7,005 14.86% 174 0.37% 2,207 4.68% 47,140
Scott 2,730 42.54% 3,011 46.91% 643 10.02% 34 0.53% -281 -4.38% 6,418
Sequatchie 1,754 49.28% 1,381 38.80% 405 11.38% 19 0.53% 373 10.48% 3,559
Sevier 6,719 31.60% 11,714 55.08% 2,760 12.98% 73 0.34% -4,995 -23.49% 21,266
Shelby 191,322 52.26% 153,310 41.88% 20,223 5.52% 1,255 0.34% 38,012 10.38% 366,110
Smith 5,061 71.85% 1,482 21.04% 486 6.90% 15 0.21% 3,579 50.81% 7,044
Stewart 2,779 64.28% 1,046 24.20% 487 11.27% 11 0.25% 1,733 40.09% 4,323
Sullivan 20,935 36.74% 28,801 50.55% 6,730 11.81% 514 0.90% -7,866 -13.80% 56,980
Sumner 19,387 46.01% 17,401 41.30% 5,177 12.29% 167 0.40% 1,986 4.71% 42,132
Tipton 5,652 41.20% 6,757 49.26% 1,279 9.32% 29 0.21% -1,105 -8.06% 13,717
Trousdale 1,846 69.29% 565 21.21% 243 9.12% 10 0.38% 1,281 48.09% 2,664
Unicoi 2,375 36.84% 3,344 51.87% 709 11.00% 19 0.29% -969 -15.03% 6,447
Union 2,478 46.28% 2,274 42.47% 580 10.83% 22 0.41% 204 3.81% 5,354
Van Buren 1,329 63.89% 555 26.68% 191 9.18% 5 0.24% 774 37.21% 2,080
Warren 7,189 58.19% 3,704 29.98% 1,415 11.45% 47 0.38% 3,485 28.21% 12,355
Washington 13,071 36.84% 18,206 51.31% 4,002 11.28% 204 0.57% -5,135 -14.47% 35,483
Wayne 1,868 35.47% 2,955 56.11% 424 8.05% 19 0.36% -1,087 -20.64% 5,266
Weakley 5,691 47.95% 4,800 40.44% 1,355 11.42% 23 0.19% 891 7.51% 11,869
White 4,102 57.99% 2,118 29.94% 821 11.61% 33 0.47% 1,984 28.05% 7,074
Williamson 13,053 32.47% 22,015 54.77% 5,026 12.50% 101 0.25% -8,962 -22.30% 40,195
Wilson 13,861 46.35% 12,061 40.33% 3,848 12.87% 133 0.44% 1,800 6.02% 29,903
Totals 933,521 47.08% 841,300 42.43% 199,968 10.09% 7,849 0.40% 92,221 4.65% 1,982,638

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1992 Presidential General Election Results – Tennessee". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  2. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 9 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