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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1992

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

United States presidential election in Virginia, 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 13 0 0
Popular vote 1,150,517 1,038,650 348,639
Percentage 44.97% 40.59% 13.63%

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

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Virginia was won by incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 44.97% of the popular vote over Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 40.59%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 13.63% of the popular vote.[1] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating both incumbent President Bush and Perot.[2] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which the independent city of Newport News voted for the Republican candidate and the last election in which Henry County voted for the Democratic candidate.

With 44.97% of the popular vote, Virginia would prove to be Bush's fifth strongest state in the 1992 election after Mississippi, South Carolina, Alabama and Nebraska[3].

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1992[1][4]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George H.W. Bush (inc.) 1,150,517 44.97% 13
Democratic Bill Clinton 1,038,650 40.59% 0
Independent Ross Perot 348,639 13.63% 0
Democrats for Economic Recovery Lyndon LaRouche 11,937 0.47% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 5,730 0.22% 0
New Alliance Party Lenora Fulani 3,192 0.12% 0
Totals 2,558,665 100.0% 13

Results by countyEdit

George Herbert Walker Bush
Republican
William Jefferson Clinton
Democratic
Henry Ross Perot
Independent
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
County or Independent City # % # % # % # % # % #
Accomack County 5,666 43.17% 4,950 37.71% 2,304 17.55% 205 1.56% 716 5.46% 13,125
Albemarle County 13,894 43.69% 13,886 43.66% 3,855 12.12% 169 0.53% 8 0.03% 31,804
Alleghany County 2,294 40.55% 2,396 42.35% 926 16.37% 41 0.72% -102 -1.80% 5,657
Amelia County 2,062 48.82% 1,534 36.32% 574 13.59% 54 1.28% 528 12.50% 4,224
Amherst County 5,482 50.26% 4,101 37.60% 1,268 11.62% 57 0.52% 1,381 12.66% 10,908
Appomattox County 2,830 50.36% 1,919 34.15% 801 14.25% 70 1.25% 911 16.21% 5,620
Arlington County 26,376 31.94% 47,756 57.83% 7,992 9.68% 460 0.56% -21,380 -25.89% 82,584
Augusta County 12,896 58.98% 5,190 23.74% 3,397 15.54% 383 1.75% 7,706 35.24% 21,866
Bath County 1,075 46.14% 855 36.70% 354 15.19% 46 1.97% 220 9.44% 2,330
Bedford County 10,496 50.57% 6,792 32.72% 3,251 15.66% 217 1.05% 3,704 17.85% 20,756
Bland County 1,368 48.31% 1,001 35.35% 408 14.41% 55 1.94% 367 12.96% 2,832
Botetourt County 5,904 48.36% 4,349 35.62% 1,819 14.90% 137 1.12% 1,555 12.74% 12,209
Brunswick County 2,480 36.92% 3,687 54.88% 479 7.13% 72 1.07% -1,207 -17.97% 6,718
Buchanan County 3,297 28.17% 7,405 63.27% 815 6.96% 187 1.60% -4,108 -35.10% 11,704
Buckingham County 2,368 46.40% 2,193 42.97% 459 8.99% 83 1.63% 175 3.43% 5,103
Campbell County 10,931 55.33% 5,999 30.36% 2,553 12.92% 274 1.39% 4,932 24.96% 19,757
Caroline County 2,947 38.01% 3,770 48.63% 965 12.45% 71 0.92% -823 -10.62% 7,753
Carroll County 5,664 51.89% 3,790 34.72% 1,388 12.72% 73 0.67% 1,874 17.17% 10,915
Charles City County 729 24.19% 2,010 66.69% 251 8.33% 24 0.80% -1,281 -42.50% 3,014
Charlotte County 2,293 44.86% 2,098 41.05% 640 12.52% 80 1.57% 195 3.82% 5,111
Chesterfield County 56,626 55.55% 28,028 27.50% 16,898 16.58% 381 0.37% 28,598 28.06% 101,933
Clarke County 1,994 42.90% 1,811 38.96% 802 17.25% 41 0.88% 183 3.94% 4,648
Craig County 1,008 43.88% 965 42.01% 304 13.23% 20 0.87% 43 1.87% 2,297
Culpeper County 5,226 49.93% 3,444 32.91% 1,640 15.67% 156 1.49% 1,782 17.03% 10,466
Cumberland County 1,643 48.55% 1,284 37.94% 372 10.99% 85 2.51% 359 10.61% 3,384
Dickenson County 2,574 31.61% 4,839 59.43% 660 8.11% 70 0.86% -2,265 -27.82% 8,143
Dinwiddie County 3,648 42.43% 3,624 42.15% 1,198 13.94% 127 1.48% 24 0.28% 8,597
Essex County 1,897 48.59% 1,583 40.55% 382 9.78% 42 1.08% 314 8.04% 3,904
Fairfax County 170,488 44.26% 160,186 41.58% 53,012 13.76% 1,532 0.40% 10,302 2.67% 385,218
Fauquier County 10,497 50.57% 6,600 31.79% 3,464 16.69% 198 0.95% 3,897 18.77% 20,759
Floyd County 2,575 48.44% 2,026 38.11% 672 12.64% 43 0.81% 549 10.33% 5,316
Fluvanna County 2,811 48.03% 2,134 36.47% 871 14.88% 36 0.62% 677 11.57% 5,852
Franklin County 6,724 42.83% 6,590 41.97% 2,232 14.22% 155 0.99% 134 0.85% 15,701
Frederick County 9,425 53.96% 4,942 28.29% 2,981 17.07% 120 0.69% 4,483 25.66% 17,468
Giles County 3,023 39.61% 3,346 43.84% 1,142 14.96% 121 1.59% -323 -4.23% 7,632
Gloucester County 6,461 48.42% 4,058 30.41% 2,640 19.78% 186 1.39% 2,403 18.01% 13,345
Goochland County 3,834 51.26% 2,589 34.62% 994 13.29% 62 0.83% 1,245 16.65% 7,479
Grayson County 3,378 48.68% 2,615 37.69% 860 12.39% 86 1.24% 763 11.00% 6,939
Greene County 2,265 52.30% 1,353 31.24% 627 14.48% 86 1.99% 912 21.06% 4,331
Greensville County 1,335 33.49% 2,237 56.12% 360 9.03% 54 1.35% -902 -22.63% 3,986
Halifax County 5,199 46.16% 4,752 42.19% 1,140 10.12% 171 1.52% 447 3.97% 11,262
Hanover County 20,336 59.36% 8,021 23.41% 5,674 16.56% 230 0.67% 12,315 35.94% 34,261
Henrico County 56,910 52.27% 36,807 33.81% 14,720 13.52% 431 0.40% 20,103 18.47% 108,868
Henry County 9,005 41.26% 9,296 42.59% 3,212 14.72% 312 1.43% -291 -1.33% 21,825
Highland County 686 49.00% 494 35.29% 212 15.14% 8 0.57% 192 13.71% 1,400
Isle of Wight County 5,370 47.16% 4,380 38.46% 1,536 13.49% 101 0.89% 990 8.69% 11,387
James City County 8,781 48.19% 6,536 35.87% 2,675 14.68% 229 1.26% 2,245 12.32% 18,221
King and Queen County 1,206 41.34% 1,363 46.73% 323 11.07% 25 0.86% -157 -5.38% 2,917
King George County 2,570 48.27% 1,811 34.02% 918 17.24% 25 0.47% 759 14.26% 5,324
King William County 2,591 49.54% 1,822 34.84% 758 14.49% 59 1.13% 769 14.70% 5,230
Lancaster County 2,841 51.39% 1,812 32.78% 739 13.37% 136 2.46% 1,029 18.61% 5,528
Lee County 3,504 35.77% 5,215 53.24% 1,002 10.23% 75 0.77% -1,711 -17.47% 9,796
Loudoun County 19,290 46.40% 14,462 34.79% 7,391 17.78% 431 1.04% 4,828 11.61% 41,574
Louisa County 3,461 41.66% 3,399 40.92% 1,381 16.62% 66 0.79% 62 0.75% 8,307
Lunenburg County 2,227 45.34% 2,082 42.39% 505 10.28% 98 2.00% 145 2.95% 4,912
Madison County 2,341 48.99% 1,700 35.57% 653 13.66% 85 1.78% 641 13.41% 4,779
Mathews County 2,179 48.15% 1,402 30.98% 884 19.54% 60 1.33% 777 17.17% 4,525
Mecklenburg County 5,401 49.23% 4,273 38.95% 1,128 10.28% 168 1.53% 1,128 10.28% 10,970
Middlesex County 2,224 47.47% 1,597 34.09% 768 16.39% 96 2.05% 627 13.38% 4,685
Montgomery County 10,606 42.53% 10,658 42.74% 3,449 13.83% 222 0.89% -52 -0.21% 24,935
Nelson County 2,159 38.99% 2,586 46.70% 748 13.51% 45 0.81% -427 -7.71% 5,538
New Kent County 2,708 49.39% 1,738 31.70% 1,017 18.55% 20 0.36% 970 17.69% 5,483
Northampton County 2,088 37.17% 2,568 45.71% 844 15.02% 118 2.10% -480 -8.54% 5,618
Northumberland County 2,667 50.00% 1,862 34.91% 729 13.67% 76 1.42% 805 15.09% 5,334
Nottoway County 2,610 45.45% 2,411 41.98% 606 10.55% 116 2.02% 199 3.47% 5,743
Orange County 4,092 45.64% 3,348 37.34% 1,425 15.89% 101 1.13% 744 8.30% 8,966
Page County 4,203 49.68% 3,010 35.58% 1,163 13.75% 84 0.99% 1,193 14.10% 8,460
Patrick County 3,521 48.98% 2,465 34.29% 1,026 14.27% 177 2.46% 1,056 14.69% 7,189
Pittsylvania County 11,467 52.38% 7,675 35.06% 2,296 10.49% 456 2.08% 3,792 17.32% 21,894
Powhatan County 3,832 54.08% 1,950 27.52% 1,232 17.39% 72 1.02% 1,882 26.56% 7,086
Prince Edward County 2,858 44.78% 2,775 43.47% 635 9.95% 115 1.80% 83 1.30% 6,383
Prince George County 4,799 50.99% 3,087 32.80% 1,459 15.50% 67 0.71% 1,712 18.19% 9,412
Prince William County 35,432 46.82% 26,486 35.00% 13,190 17.43% 572 0.76% 8,946 11.82% 75,680
Pulaski County 6,148 43.96% 5,633 40.27% 2,066 14.77% 140 1.00% 515 3.68% 13,987
Rappahannock County 1,410 44.33% 1,273 40.02% 487 15.31% 11 0.35% 137 4.31% 3,181
Richmond County 1,609 52.75% 1,034 33.90% 366 12.00% 41 1.34% 575 18.85% 3,050
Roanoke County 20,667 50.31% 14,704 35.79% 5,477 13.33% 232 0.56% 5,963 14.52% 41,080
Rockbridge County 3,228 43.02% 2,908 38.76% 1,254 16.71% 113 1.51% 320 4.26% 7,503
Rockingham County 13,016 60.56% 5,407 25.16% 2,839 13.21% 231 1.07% 7,609 35.40% 21,493
Russell County 3,891 33.88% 6,480 56.43% 958 8.34% 155 1.35% -2,589 -22.54% 11,484
Scott County 4,515 46.59% 3,979 41.06% 957 9.88% 239 2.47% 536 5.53% 9,690
Shenandoah County 7,746 55.74% 3,956 28.47% 2,063 14.85% 131 0.94% 3,790 27.27% 13,896
Smyth County 6,128 47.39% 4,924 38.08% 1,618 12.51% 261 2.02% 1,204 9.31% 12,931
Southampton County 2,844 41.37% 3,199 46.54% 754 10.97% 77 1.12% -355 -5.16% 6,874
Spotsylvania County 11,829 49.26% 8,133 33.87% 3,918 16.32% 134 0.56% 3,696 15.39% 24,014
Stafford County 12,528 50.37% 7,718 31.03% 4,481 18.02% 144 0.58% 4,810 19.34% 24,871
Surry County 1,046 31.94% 1,823 55.66% 364 11.11% 42 1.28% -777 -23.73% 3,275
Sussex County 1,527 35.90% 2,193 51.56% 446 10.49% 87 2.05% -666 -15.66% 4,253
Tazewell County 6,375 37.38% 8,586 50.34% 1,872 10.98% 223 1.31% -2,211 -12.96% 17,056
Warren County 4,319 44.64% 3,554 36.73% 1,650 17.05% 153 1.58% 765 7.91% 9,676
Washington County 9,150 48.17% 7,269 38.27% 2,288 12.05% 288 1.52% 1,881 9.90% 18,995
Westmoreland County 2,554 41.04% 2,758 44.32% 818 13.14% 93 1.49% -204 -3.28% 6,223
Wise County 5,144 34.62% 7,681 51.70% 1,835 12.35% 197 1.33% -2,537 -17.08% 14,857
Wythe County 5,121 48.81% 3,616 34.46% 1,557 14.84% 198 1.89% 1,505 14.34% 10,492
York County 10,197 51.07% 6,218 31.14% 3,426 17.16% 125 0.63% 3,979 19.93% 19,966
Alexandria City 16,700 31.70% 30,784 58.44% 4,934 9.37% 257 0.49% -14,084 -26.74% 52,675
Bedford City 1,091 45.29% 963 39.98% 313 12.99% 42 1.74% 128 5.31% 2,409
Bristol City 3,616 48.46% 2,948 39.51% 851 11.40% 47 0.63% 668 8.95% 7,462
Buena Vista City 849 38.59% 1,023 46.50% 291 13.23% 37 1.68% -174 -7.91% 2,200
Charlottesville City 4,705 31.58% 8,685 58.29% 1,397 9.38% 112 0.75% -3,980 -26.71% 14,899
Chesapeake City 28,909 46.73% 23,495 37.98% 9,237 14.93% 227 0.37% 5,414 8.75% 61,868
Clifton Forge City 632 33.74% 958 51.15% 251 13.40% 32 1.71% -326 -17.41% 1,873
Colonial Heights City 5,298 63.07% 1,721 20.49% 1,312 15.62% 69 0.82% 3,577 42.58% 8,400
Covington City 995 34.68% 1,442 50.26% 402 14.01% 30 1.05% -447 -15.58% 2,869
Danville City 9,584 48.75% 8,134 41.37% 1,679 8.54% 264 1.34% 1,450 7.38% 19,661
Emporia City 1,094 47.18% 1,048 45.19% 157 6.77% 20 0.86% 46 1.98% 2,319
Fairfax City 4,333 44.70% 3,884 40.07% 1,439 14.85% 37 0.38% 449 4.63% 9,693
Falls Church City 1,912 35.38% 2,864 53.00% 599 11.08% 29 0.54% -952 -17.62% 5,404
Franklin City 1,347 40.34% 1,696 50.79% 272 8.15% 24 0.72% -349 -10.45% 3,339
Fredericksburg City 2,819 40.98% 3,266 47.48% 738 10.73% 56 0.81% -447 -6.50% 6,879
Galax City 1,087 46.37% 957 40.83% 276 11.77% 24 1.02% 130 5.55% 2,344
Hampton City 19,219 38.53% 23,395 46.90% 6,581 13.19% 683 1.37% -4,176 -8.37% 49,878
Harrisonburg City 4,935 51.24% 3,414 35.44% 1,162 12.06% 121 1.26% 1,521 15.79% 9,632
Hopewell City 3,818 47.48% 2,863 35.60% 1,227 15.26% 134 1.67% 955 11.88% 8,042
Lexington City 894 39.26% 1,128 49.54% 228 10.01% 27 1.19% -234 -10.28% 2,277
Lynchburg City 12,518 50.13% 9,587 38.40% 2,545 10.19% 319 1.28% 2,931 11.74% 24,969
Manassas City 5,453 48.89% 3,647 32.70% 1,971 17.67% 83 0.74% 1,806 16.19% 11,154
Manassas Park City 792 46.05% 567 32.97% 356 20.70% 5 0.29% 225 13.08% 1,720
Martinsville City 2,690 40.65% 3,073 46.44% 748 11.30% 106 1.60% -383 -5.79% 6,617
Newport News City 26,779 43.83% 25,743 42.14% 8,217 13.45% 352 0.58% 1,036 1.70% 61,091
Norfolk City 22,362 32.40% 37,602 54.47% 8,732 12.65% 331 0.48% -15,240 -22.08% 69,027
Norton City 472 30.49% 871 56.27% 182 11.76% 23 1.49% -399 -25.78% 1,548
Petersburg City 3,125 24.57% 8,671 68.18% 834 6.56% 87 0.68% -5,546 -43.61% 12,717
Poquoson City 3,354 61.69% 1,086 19.97% 960 17.66% 37 0.68% 2,268 41.71% 5,437
Portsmouth City 12,575 33.45% 20,416 54.30% 4,360 11.60% 248 0.66% -7,841 -20.85% 37,599
Radford City 1,996 41.71% 2,183 45.62% 582 12.16% 24 0.50% -187 -3.91% 4,785
Richmond City 24,341 30.53% 47,642 59.75% 6,992 8.77% 760 0.95% -23,301 -29.22% 79,735
Roanoke City 13,443 38.21% 17,724 50.38% 3,753 10.67% 261 0.74% -4,281 -12.17% 35,181
Salem City 5,143 48.21% 4,028 37.75% 1,430 13.40% 68 0.64% 1,115 10.45% 10,669
South Boston City 1,435 52.05% 1,051 38.12% 252 9.14% 19 0.69% 384 13.93% 2,757
Staunton City 4,989 54.04% 2,851 30.88% 1,146 12.41% 246 2.66% 2,138 23.16% 9,232
Suffolk City 8,697 43.01% 9,196 45.47% 2,150 10.63% 180 0.89% -499 -2.47% 20,223
Virginia Beach City 68,936 50.03% 44,294 32.15% 24,087 17.48% 468 0.34% 24,642 17.88% 137,785
Waynesboro City 3,758 52.57% 2,302 32.20% 961 13.44% 128 1.79% 1,456 20.37% 7,149
Williamsburg City 1,349 36.27% 1,856 49.91% 445 11.97% 69 1.86% -507 -13.63% 3,719
Winchester City 3,833 49.77% 2,768 35.94% 1,048 13.61% 52 0.68% 1,065 13.83% 7,701
Totals 1,150,517 44.97% 1,038,650 40.59% 348,639 13.63% 20,859 0.82% 111,867 4.37% 2,558,665

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1992 Presidential General Election Results - Virginia". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  2. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  3. ^ "1992 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  4. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1992election.pdf