The 1996 United States presidential election in Washington took place on November 5, 1996 as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose 11 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.
Washington was won by President Bill Clinton (D) over Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), with Clinton winning 49.84% to 37.30% by a margin of 12.54%. Billionaire businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party of the United States of America-TX) finished in third with 8.92% of the popular vote .
|United States presidential election in Washington, 1996|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Votes||Percentage||Electoral votes|
|Democratic||Bill Clinton (incumbent)||Al Gore||1,123,323||49.84%||11|
|Republican||Bob Dole||Jack Kemp||840,712||37.30%||0|
|Reform||Ross Perot||Patrick Choate||201,003||8.92%||0|
|Green Party||Ralph Nader||Winona LaDuke||60,322||2.68%||0|
|Libertarian||Harry Browne||Jo Jorgensen||12,522||0.56%||0|
|Natural Law||Dr. John Hagelin||Dr. V. Tompkins||6,076||0.27%||0|
|U.S. Taxpayers'||Howard Phillips||Herbert Titus||4,578||0.20%||0|
|Independent||Charles Collins||Rosemary Giumarra||2,374||0.11%||0|
|Workers World Party||Monica Moorehead||Gloria La Riva||2,189||0.10%||0|
|Socialist Workers Party||James Harris||Laura Garza||738||0.03%||0|