Presidential Election of 1996

In the United States of America Presidential Election of 1996, Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole swept the election results with a victory margin of over 8%.
Bill Clinton capitalized on the Strong US economy under his presidency to win the 1996 presidential election.

1996 Presidential Election Results

Bob DoleRepublican Party
Bill ClintonDemocratic Party

1996 presidential election results

Political situation during election of 1996:

1. Strong US Economy.
2. No major war on international stage.

Close States (margin<6%):

Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

Population by Race for the United States : Year 1990

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Presidential Candidates for the Election of 1996 :

Biography of Bob Dole (Republican presidential candidate):

Occupation: Candidate for President
Occupational Background: Kansas House of Representatives (1951-53); Russell County Attorney (1953-61); U.S. House of Representatives (1960-68); U.S. Senate (1968-96); Republican National Committee Chairman (1971-73); Senate Minority Leader (1986-94); Senate Majority Leader (1984-86,1995-96)
Educational Background: University of Kansas (1941-43); University of Arizona (1948-49); Washburn University, B.A. and LL.B. (1951)

Biography of Bill Clinton (Democratic presidential candidate):

Occupation: President of the United States
Occupational Background: Lecturer,University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville 1973-74;
Attorney - Wright, Lindsey, & Jennings, Little Rock 1980-82 Educational Background: BA Foreign Relations, Georgetown University; Rhodes Scholar,Oxford University; J.D., Yale Law School
Prior Governmental Experience: Attorney General,Arkansas 1976-78; Governor of Arkansas 1978-80, 1982-1992

State Details 1996