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1992 United States presidential election in South Dakota

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

United States presidential election in South Dakota, 1992

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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 3 0 0
Popular vote 136,718 124,888 73,295
Percentage 40.66% 37.14% 21.80%

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County Results

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

South Dakota was won by incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 40.66% of the popular vote over Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 37.14%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 21.80% of the popular vote.[1] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush and Perot.[2] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Spink County, Hanson County, Davison County, and Aurora County voted for the Democratic candidate.

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in South Dakota, 1992[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George H.W. Bush (incumbent) 136,718 40.66% 3
Democratic Bill Clinton 124,888 37.14% 0
Independent Ross Perot 73,295 21.80% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 814 0.24% 0
Natural Law Dr. John Hagelin 429 0.13% 0
New Alliance Party Lenora Fulani 110 0.03% 0
Totals 336,254 100.0% 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1992 Presidential General Election Results - South Dakota". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  2. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 10 June 2012.