2000 United States presidential election in Oklahoma

The 2000 United States presidential election in Oklahoma took place on November 7, 2000, and was part of the 2000 United States presidential election. Voters chose 8 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Oklahoma was won by the Republican Party candidate, Texas Governor George W. Bush with a 21.88% margin of victory. Despite Vice President Al Gore's loss in the state, he is the most recent Democrat to win any of its counties in a presidential election, namely Ottawa, Cherokee, Muskogee, Okmulgee, McIntosh, Hughes, Haskell, Latimer, and Choctaw. This was the last election until 2016 that any third-party candidates were granted ballot access in Oklahoma.

2000 United States presidential election in Oklahoma

November 7, 2000
  GeorgeWBush Al Gore, Vice President of the United States, official portrait 1994
Nominee George W. Bush Al Gore
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Texas Tennessee
Running mate Dick Cheney Joe Lieberman
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 744,337 474,276
Percentage 60.31% 38.43%

Oklahoma Election Results by County, 2000
County Results

President before election

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Elected President

George W. Bush
Republican

Electors

The electors of each state and the District of Columbia met on December 18, 2000[1] to cast their votes for president and vice president. The Electoral College itself never meets as one body. Instead the electors from each state and the District of Columbia met in their respective capitols.

The following were the members of the Electoral College from the state. All were pledged to and voted for George Bush and Dick Cheney:[2]

  1. Steve Byas
  2. James Cruson
  3. Paul Hollrah
  4. Kristal Markowitz
  5. Bob McDowell
  6. Donald O'Nesky
  7. Tom Prince
  8. George W. Wiland

Results

2000 United States presidential election in Oklahoma[3]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George W. Bush 744,337 60.31% 8
Democratic Al Gore 474,276 38.43% 0
Reform Pat Buchanan 9,014 0.73% 0
Libertarian Harry Browne 6,602 0.53% 0

By county

County Gore% Gore# Bush% Bush# Others% Others# Total
Adair 39.50% 2,361 58.61% 3,503 1.89% 113 5,977
Alfalfa 23.25% 583 75.23% 1,886 1.52% 38 2,507
Atoka 44.08% 1,906 54.93% 2,375 .99% 43 4,324
Beaver 13.80% 339 85.18% 2,092 1.02% 25 2,456
Beckham 36.86% 2,408 62.26% 4,067 .87% 57 6,532
Blaine 34.25% 1,402 64.31% 2,633 1.44% 59 4,094
Bryan 47.28% 5,554 51.80% 6,084 .92% 108 11,746
Caddo 46.38% 4,272 52.50% 4,835 1.12% 103 9,210
Canadian 26.68% 8,367 72.32% 22,679 1.% 314 31,360
Carter 40.46% 6,659 58.74% 9,667 .8% 132 16,458
Cherokee 50.15% 7,256 47.82% 6,918 2.03% 294 14,468
Choctaw 52.66% 2,799 46.30% 2,461 1.03% 55 5,315
Cimarron 15.30% 227 82.88% 1,230 1.82% 27 1,484
Cleveland 36.49% 27,792 62.22% 47,393 1.29% 986 76,171
Coal 48.60% 1,148 50.64% 1,196 .76% 18 2,362
Comanche 40.81% 11,971 58.31% 17,103 .88% 259 29,333
Cotton 43.03% 1,068 55.92% 1,388 1.05% 26 2,482
Craig 46.83% 2,568 51.33% 2,815 1.84% 101 5,484
Creek 41.08% 9,753 57.20% 13,580 1.72% 408 23,741
Custer 31.97% 3,115 66.99% 6,527 1.04% 101 9,743
Delaware 41.29% 5,514 57.05% 7,618 1.66% 221 13,353
Dewey 26.98% 599 72.39% 1,607 .63% 14 2,220
Ellis 23.25% 468 75.16% 1,513 1.59% 32 2,013
Garfield 30.18% 6,543 68.73% 14,902 1.1% 238 21,683
Garvin 42.56% 4,189 56.24% 5,536 1.2% 118 9,843
Grady 37.09% 6,037 61.69% 10,040 1.22% 199 16,276
Grant 28.33% 709 70.40% 1,762 1.28% 32 2,503
Greer 38.99% 839 59.80% 1,287 1.21% 26 2,152
Harmon 42.07% 507 57.43% 692 .5% 6 1,205
Harper 22.22% 374 77.01% 1,296 .77% 13 1,683
Haskell 54.24% 2,510 44.06% 2,039 1.71% 79 4,628
Hughes 50.91% 2,334 47.90% 2,196 1.2% 55 4,585
Jackson 30.82% 2,515 68.53% 5,591 .65% 53 8,159
Jefferson 48.01% 1,245 50.91% 1,320 1.08% 28 2,593
Johnston 46.03% 1,809 52.72% 2,072 1.25% 49 3,930
Kay 33.71% 6,122 64.79% 11,768 1.5% 272 18,162
Kingfisher 21.53% 1,304 77.49% 4,693 .97% 59 6,056
Kiowa 41.17% 1,544 57.95% 2,173 .88% 33 3,750
Latimer 50.83% 1,865 47.40% 1,739 1.77% 65 3,669
Le Flore 43.62% 6,536 54.82% 8,215 1.56% 234 14,985
Lincoln 35.38% 4,140 63.13% 7,387 1.49% 174 11,701
Logan 35.04% 4,510 63.61% 8,187 1.34% 173 12,870
Love 45.37% 1,530 53.59% 1,807 1.04% 35 3,372
McClain 34.91% 3,679 64.05% 6,750 1.04% 110 10,539
McCurtain 35.79% 3,752 62.97% 6,601 1.23% 129 10,482
McIntosh 54.05% 4,206 44.26% 3,444 1.68% 131 7,781
Major 18.94% 635 79.71% 2,672 1.34% 45 3,352
Marshall 45.10% 2,210 53.90% 2,641 1.% 49 4,900
Mayes 47.27% 6,618 50.94% 7,132 1.79% 251 14,001
Murray 45.98% 2,263 53.01% 2,609 1.02% 50 4,922
Muskogee 50.70% 12,520 47.87% 11,820 1.43% 353 24,693
Noble 30.15% 1,416 68.77% 3,230 1.09% 51 4,697
Nowata 44.25% 1,703 53.75% 2,069 2.% 77 3,849
Okfuskee 47.89% 1,814 50.42% 1,910 1.69% 64 3,788
Oklahoma 36.57% 81,590 62.34% 139,078 1.09% 2,443 223,111
Okmulgee 54.53% 7,186 43.99% 5,797 1.48% 195 13,178
Osage 47.39% 7,540 51.15% 8,138 1.45% 231 15,909
Ottawa 49.49% 5,647 49.29% 5,625 1.22% 139 11,411
Pawnee 41.10% 2,435 57.15% 3,386 1.76% 104 5,925
Payne 37.36% 9,319 61.15% 15,256 1.49% 372 24,947
Pittsburg 46.63% 7,627 52.05% 8,514 1.32% 216 16,357
Pontotoc 41.97% 5,387 56.86% 7,299 1.17% 150 12,836
Pottawatomie 39.27% 8,763 59.31% 13,235 1.42% 318 22,316
Pushmataha 45.29% 1,969 53.61% 2,331 1.1% 48 4,348
Roger Mills 26.14% 441 73.15% 1,234 .71% 12 1,687
Rogers 37.35% 10,813 61.18% 17,713 1.47% 425 28,951
Seminole 48.09% 3,783 50.99% 4,011 .92% 72 7,866
Sequoyah 44.27% 5,425 53.97% 6,614 1.75% 215 12,254
Stephens 36.98% 6,467 62.10% 10,860 .92% 161 17,488
Texas 17.81% 1,084 81.54% 4,964 .66% 40 6,088
Tillman 41.80% 1,400 57.33% 1,920 .87% 29 3,349
Tulsa 37.34% 81,656 61.34% 134,152 1.32% 2,883 218,691
Wagoner 38.31% 8,244 60.33% 12,981 1.36% 292 21,517
Washington 32.03% 6,644 66.47% 13,788 1.5% 312 20,744
Washita 35.00% 1,564 63.79% 2,850 1.21% 54 4,468
Woods 34.83% 1,235 64.13% 2,274 1.04% 37 3,546
Woodward 27.46% 1,950 71.37% 5,067 1.17% 83 7,100

References

  1. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/state.php?year=2000&fips=42&f=0&off=0&elect=0
  2. ^ http://presidentelect.org/e2000.html
  3. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/index.html
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