Who Won the 1996 United States Presidential Election?
In the 1996 United States Presidential Election incumbent Bill Clinton easily won re-election over Republican Bob Dole. Clinton carried 31 states plus the District of Columbia for a total of 379 electoral votes.
Ross Perot ran once again as a third party alternative and received 8%, which was down from 19% in the previous election.
Despite Dole's defeat, the Republican party retained control of the House and Senate.
1996 Presidential Election Results:
|Bill Clinton (incumbent)||Democrat||47,401,185||49.2%||379|
|John Hagelin||Natural Law||113,670||0.1%||0|