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United States presidential election in Ohio, 1992

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

United States presidential election in Ohio, 1992

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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 21 0 0
Popular vote 1,984,942 1,894,310 1,036,426
Percentage 40.18% 38.35% 20.98%

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

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Bush on campaign in September, 1992. Seen here waving from train near Bowling Green, Ohio.

Ohio was won by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 40.18 percent of the popular vote over incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 38.35 percent. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 20.98 percent of the popular vote.[1] Governor Clinton thus defeated President Bush for Ohio’s 21 Electoral Votes, by a statewide vote margin of 1.83 percent[2] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush. As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Coshocton County voted for a Democratic presidential candidate and the last in which Franklin County voted for a Republican presidential candidate.[3]

Contents

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Ohio, 1992[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Bill Clinton 1,984,942 40.18% 21
Republican George H.W. Bush (incumbent) 1,894,310 38.35% 0
Not designated Ross Perot 1,036,426 20.98% 0
Not designated Andre Marrou 7,252 0.15% 0
Not designated Lenora Fulani 6,411 0.13% 0
Not designated James Bo Gritz 4,698 0.10% 0
Not designated John Hagelin 3,437 0.07% 0
Not designated Lyndon LaRouche 2,446 0.05% 0
Write-in James Warren 32 0.00% 0
N/A Write-ins 10 0.00% 0
Totals 4,939,964 100.0% 21

Results by countyEdit

William Jefferson Clinton
Democratic
George Herbert Walker Bush
Republican
Henry Ross Perot
Independent
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Adams 3,998 37.16% 4,722 43.89% 1,993 18.53% 45 0.42% -724 -6.73% 10,758
Allen 13,777 29.10% 25,322 53.48% 8,131 17.17% 120 0.25% -11,545 -24.38% 47,350
Ashland 5,985 28.70% 9,864 47.30% 4,950 23.74% 56 0.27% -3,879 -18.60% 20,855
Ashtabula 18,843 43.79% 13,254 30.80% 10,765 25.02% 166 0.39% 5,589 12.99% 43,028
Athens 13,423 52.04% 7,184 27.85% 5,074 19.67% 112 0.43% 6,239 24.19% 25,793
Auglaize 4,960 24.43% 10,455 51.49% 4,840 23.84% 51 0.25% -5,495 -27.06% 20,306
Belmont 18,527 55.44% 8,614 25.77% 6,142 18.38% 138 0.41% 9,913 29.66% 33,421
Brown 5,540 36.48% 5,912 38.93% 3,676 24.21% 58 0.38% -372 -2.45% 15,186
Butler 39,682 30.27% 63,375 48.34% 27,527 21.00% 528 0.40% -23,693 -18.07% 131,112
Carroll 4,731 37.96% 4,224 33.89% 3,434 27.55% 74 0.59% 507 4.07% 12,463
Champaign 5,201 32.00% 7,004 43.10% 3,992 24.56% 55 0.34% -1,803 -11.09% 16,252
Clark 26,692 42.01% 24,011 37.79% 12,571 19.79% 264 0.42% 2,681 4.22% 63,538
Clermont 17,558 27.37% 32,065 49.99% 14,279 22.26% 240 0.37% -14,507 -22.62% 64,142
Clinton 4,638 30.13% 7,290 47.37% 3,402 22.10% 61 0.40% -2,652 -17.23% 15,391
Columbiana 19,765 41.56% 15,016 31.58% 12,611 26.52% 162 0.34% 4,749 9.99% 47,554
Coshocton 6,212 38.41% 5,705 35.27% 4,081 25.23% 175 1.08% 507 3.13% 16,173
Crawford 6,351 30.48% 8,618 41.36% 5,764 27.66% 102 0.49% -2,267 -10.88% 20,835
Cuyahoga 337,548 52.72% 187,186 29.24% 112,352 17.55% 3,155 0.49% 150,362 23.49% 640,241
Darke 7,016 28.72% 11,098 45.44% 6,217 25.45% 95 0.39% -4,082 -16.71% 24,426
Defiance 5,735 33.32% 7,195 41.80% 4,187 24.33% 94 0.55% -1,460 -8.48% 17,211
Delaware 9,263 25.12% 18,225 49.43% 9,244 25.07% 141 0.38% -8,962 -24.31% 36,873
Erie 14,531 40.56% 12,459 34.77% 8,720 24.34% 118 0.33% 2,072 5.78% 35,828
Fairfield 14,249 28.06% 24,125 47.50% 12,246 24.11% 169 0.33% -9,876 -19.45% 50,789
Fayette 2,976 29.51% 4,916 48.74% 2,162 21.44% 32 0.32% -1,940 -19.23% 10,086
Franklin 176,656 39.72% 186,324 41.89% 79,049 17.77% 2,772 0.62% -9,668 -2.17% 444,801
Fulton 5,576 29.65% 8,358 44.45% 4,798 25.52% 72 0.38% -2,782 -14.79% 18,804
Gallia 5,350 38.94% 5,776 42.04% 2,549 18.55% 63 0.46% -426 -3.10% 13,738
Geauga 11,466 28.30% 18,200 44.92% 10,577 26.10% 275 0.68% -6,734 -16.62% 40,518
Greene 20,139 33.85% 27,651 46.47% 11,459 19.26% 253 0.43% -7,512 -12.62% 59,502
Guernsey 6,428 39.32% 5,749 35.17% 4,103 25.10% 68 0.42% 679 4.15% 16,348
Hamilton 148,409 36.79% 192,447 47.70% 60,145 14.91% 2,419 0.60% -44,038 -10.92% 403,420
Hancock 7,944 24.85% 16,821 52.63% 7,002 21.91% 196 0.61% -8,877 -27.77% 31,963
Hardin 4,364 33.02% 5,851 44.28% 2,867 21.70% 133 1.01% -1,487 -11.25% 13,215
Harrison 3,830 48.93% 2,289 29.24% 1,679 21.45% 29 0.37% 1,541 19.69% 7,827
Henry 3,933 29.44% 6,196 46.38% 3,178 23.79% 52 0.39% -2,263 -16.94% 13,359
Highland 4,866 31.92% 7,020 46.06% 3,315 21.75% 41 0.27% -2,154 -14.13% 15,242
Hocking 3,935 37.21% 3,761 35.57% 2,831 26.77% 47 0.44% 174 1.65% 10,574
Holmes 1,969 21.74% 5,079 56.08% 1,945 21.48% 63 0.70% -3,110 -34.34% 9,056
Huron 7,930 32.41% 9,480 38.74% 6,751 27.59% 310 1.27% -1,550 -6.33% 24,471
Jackson 5,016 38.94% 5,422 42.09% 2,389 18.54% 56 0.43% -406 -3.15% 12,883
Jefferson 20,978 54.07% 10,764 27.74% 6,910 17.81% 146 0.38% 10,214 26.33% 38,798
Knox 7,259 33.38% 9,044 41.59% 5,282 24.29% 160 0.74% -1,785 -8.21% 21,745
Lake 37,682 35.55% 40,766 38.46% 26,878 25.36% 664 0.63% -3,084 -2.91% 105,990
Lawrence 12,325 45.61% 10,044 37.17% 4,536 16.79% 116 0.43% 2,281 8.44% 27,021
Licking 18,898 31.27% 26,918 44.54% 13,806 22.84% 812 1.34% -8,020 -13.27% 60,434
Logan 4,889 26.02% 9,364 49.84% 4,472 23.80% 62 0.33% -4,475 -23.82% 18,787
Lorain 50,962 42.97% 36,803 31.03% 30,425 25.65% 415 0.35% 14,159 11.94% 118,605
Lucas 99,989 49.25% 63,297 31.18% 38,108 18.77% 1,625 0.80% 36,692 18.07% 203,019
Madison 3,998 28.41% 6,865 48.79% 3,170 22.53% 38 0.27% -2,867 -20.38% 14,071
Mahoning 64,731 51.52% 31,191 24.82% 29,417 23.41% 311 0.25% 33,540 26.69% 125,650
Marion 9,444 34.08% 11,675 42.13% 6,471 23.35% 125 0.45% -2,231 -8.05% 27,715
Medina 18,995 31.34% 24,090 39.75% 17,290 28.53% 226 0.37% -5,095 -8.41% 60,601
Meigs 4,226 41.08% 3,916 38.07% 2,098 20.40% 46 0.45% 310 3.01% 10,286
Mercer 4,883 26.33% 8,683 46.82% 4,913 26.49% 66 0.36% 3,770[a] 20.33% 18,545
Miami 12,547 29.17% 19,741 45.90% 10,544 24.52% 174 0.40% -7,194 -16.73% 43,006
Monroe 4,235 55.79% 1,823 24.02% 1,505 19.83% 28 0.37% 2,412 31.77% 7,591
Montgomery 108,017 41.27% 104,751 40.02% 47,854 18.28% 1,098 0.42% 3,266 1.25% 261,720
Morgan 2,402 35.81% 2,719 40.54% 1,551 23.13% 35 0.52% -317 -4.73% 6,707
Morrow 3,907 30.54% 5,208 40.72% 3,623 28.32% 53 0.41% -1,301 -10.17% 12,791
Muskingum 11,670 33.61% 14,168 40.81% 8,731 25.15% 151 0.43% -2,498 -7.19% 34,720
Noble 2,201 37.41% 2,223 37.79% 1,429 24.29% 30 0.51% -22 -0.37% 5,883
Ottawa 8,128 41.06% 6,782 34.26% 4,832 24.41% 53 0.27% 1,346 6.80% 19,795
Paulding 3,293 34.63% 3,652 38.40% 2,510 26.39% 55 0.58% -359 -3.77% 9,510
Perry 4,972 36.70% 4,712 34.78% 3,810 28.12% 53 0.39% 260 1.92% 13,547
Pickaway 5,765 30.45% 8,690 45.91% 4,319 22.82% 156 0.82% -2,925 -15.45% 18,930
Pike 5,057 44.39% 4,094 35.93% 2,192 19.24% 50 0.44% 963 8.45% 11,393
Portage 26,325 42.37% 18,447 29.69% 17,065 27.46% 298 0.48% 7,878 12.68% 62,135
Preble 5,557 30.71% 8,023 44.33% 4,460 24.64% 58 0.32% -2,466 -13.63% 18,098
Putnam 3,962 23.30% 9,338 54.92% 3,648 21.45% 56 0.33% -5,376 -31.62% 17,004
Richland 19,606 34.58% 23,532 41.50% 13,370 23.58% 189 0.33% -3,926 -6.92% 56,697
Ross 10,452 38.46% 10,825 39.84% 5,616 20.67% 280 1.03% -373 -1.37% 27,173
Sandusky 9,878 35.96% 10,772 39.21% 6,682 24.32% 140 0.51% -894 -3.25% 27,472
Scioto 14,715 43.76% 11,931 35.48% 6,860 20.40% 118 0.35% 2,784 8.28% 33,624
Seneca 9,280 35.49% 9,763 37.33% 6,967 26.64% 140 0.54% -483 -1.85% 26,150
Shelby 5,262 26.30% 8,854 44.25% 5,835 29.16% 60 0.30% 3,019[a] 15.09% 20,011
Stark 70,064 40.02% 61,863 35.33% 42,413 24.22% 752 0.43% 8,201 4.68% 175,092
Summit 107,881 44.67% 77,530 32.10% 55,151 22.84% 930 0.39% 30,351 12.57% 241,492
Trumbull 54,591 50.73% 25,831 24.01% 26,791 24.90% 393 0.37% 27,800[b] 25.83% 107,606
Tuscarawas 14,787 40.08% 13,179 35.72% 8,785 23.81% 143 0.39% 1,608 4.36% 36,894
Union 3,465 23.45% 7,818 52.91% 3,433 23.23% 61 0.41% -4,353 -29.46% 14,777
Van Wert 3,822 26.88% 7,227 50.83% 3,102 21.82% 66 0.46% -3,405 -23.95% 14,217
Vinton 2,308 43.04% 1,975 36.83% 1,050 19.58% 30 0.56% 333 6.21% 5,363
Warren 13,542 25.65% 27,998 53.02% 11,115 21.05% 147 0.28% -14,456 -27.38% 52,802
Washington 10,380 36.98% 12,204 43.47% 5,415 19.29% 74 0.26% -1,824 -6.50% 28,073
Wayne 13,953 33.24% 18,350 43.71% 9,482 22.59% 197 0.47% -4,397 -10.47% 41,982
Williams 4,862 27.84% 7,614 43.60% 4,902 28.07% 86 0.49% 2,712[a] 15.53% 17,464
Wood 20,754 39.01% 20,579 38.68% 11,682 21.96% 188 0.35% 175 0.33% 53,203
Wyandot 3,031 29.02% 4,411 42.24% 2,929 28.05% 72 0.69% -1,380 -13.21% 10,443
Totals 1,984,942 40.18% 1,894,310 38.35% 1,036,426 20.98% 24,286 0.49% 90,632 1.83% 4,939,964

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c In this county where Perot ran ahead of Clinton, margin given is Bush vote minus Perot vote and percentage margin is Bush percentage minus Perot percentage.
  2. ^ In this county where Perot ran ahead of Bush, margin given is Clinton vote minus Perot vote and percentage is Clinton percentage minus Perot percentage.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1992 Presidential General Election Results – Ohio". Dave Leip’s 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