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1996 General Election Results


Votes for U.S. President and Vice President
Candidate Party Total Votes Percent
ROSS PEROT AND PAT CHOATE Reform 257,704 11.75%
BOB DOLE AND JACK KEMP Republican 766,476 34.96%
BILL CLINTON AND AL GORE Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,120,438 51.10%
JOHN HAGELIN AND MIKE TOMPKINS Natural Law 1,808 0.08%
JAMES HARRIS AND LAURA HALSTEAD Socialist Workers 684 0.03%
HOWARD PHILLIPS AND ALBION W. KNIGHT U.S. Taxpayers 3,416 0.16%
HARRY BROWNE AND JO JORGENSEN Libertarian 8,271 0.38%
DENNIS PERON AND ARLIN TROUTT Grassroots 4,898 0.22%
JOHN BIRRENBACK AND GEORGE MCMAHON Independent Grassroots 787 0.04%
JEROME WHITE AND FRED MAZELIS Socialist Equality 347 0.02%
RALPH NADER AND WINONA LADUKE Green 24,908 1.14%
WRITE-IN (TOTAL) Write-In 2,903 0.13%
Votes for U.S. Senator
Candidate Party Total Votes Percent
DEAN BARKLEY Reform 152,333 6.98%
RUDY BOSCHWITZ Republican 901,282 41.29%
PAUL D. WELLSTONE Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,098,493 50.32%
TIM DAVIS Grassroots 14,139 6.48%
HOWARD B. HANSON Resource 4,382 0.20%
STEVE JOHNSON Natural Law 4,321 0.20%
THOMAS A. FISKE Socialist Workers 1,554 0.07%
ROY EZRA CARLTON Libertarian 5,428 0.25%
WRITE-IN (TOTAL) Write-In 1,130 0.05%

For more election results, see the Precinct Results Spreadsheet