1996 United States presidential election in Delaware
The 1996 United States presidential election in Delaware took place on November 5, 1996, as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose 3 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Delaware was won by President Bill Clinton (D) over Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), with Clinton winning 51.82% to 36.58% by a margin of 15.24%. Billionaire businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party of the United States of America-TX) finished in third, with 10.60% of the popular vote. As of the 2016 presidential election[update], this is the last election in which Sussex County voted for the Democratic candidate.
|United States presidential election in Delaware, 1996|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Votes||Percentage||Electoral votes|
|Democratic||Bill Clinton (incumbent)||Al Gore||140,355||51.82%||3|
|Republican||Bob Dole||Jack Kemp||99,062||36.58%||0|
|Unaffiliated||Ross Perot||Patrick Choate||28,719||10.60%||0|
|Libertarian||Harry Browne||Jo Jorgensen||2,052||0.76%||0|
|U.S. Taxpayers' Party||Howard Phillips||Herbert Titus||348||0.13%||0|
|Natural Law||Dr. John Hagelin||Mike Tompkins||274||0.10%||0|
|Write-in||Ralph Nader||Winona LaDuke||18||0.01%||0|