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Overview of the 2000 Election
George W. Bush George Walker Bush
Richard Bruce Cheney

Party: REPUBLICAN
Home State: Bush - TX ; Cheney - WY
Electoral Votes: 271
Popular Votes: 50,456,002 (47.9%)

Al Gore Albert Arnold Gore, Jr.
Joseph Isador Lieberman

Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: Gore - TN ; Lieberman - CT
Electoral Votes: 266
Popular Votes: 50,999,897 (48.4%)

Ralph Nader Ralph Nader
Winona LaDuke

Party: Green
Home State: Nader - CT ; LaDuke - MN
Electoral Votes: 0
Popular Votes: 2,882,955 (2.7%)


Other Candidates

Party: Reform, Libertarian, Constitution, et al.
Electoral Votes: 0
Popular Votes: 1,066,246 (1.0%)


Not Cast

Electoral Votes: 1*

* A District of Columbia elector, who was supposed to vote for Gore, abstained in protest of D.C.'s lack of representation in Congress.

Total electoral votes - 538 (from 50 states and D.C.)
Majority needed to win - 270

Total popular vote: 105,405,100
Percentage of eligible population voting: 51.2%



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2000 State-by-State Results
STATEBUSHGORENADEROTHERSST.
ElectorsEVs
ALABAMA941,173
(56.5%)
692,611
(41.6%)
18,323
(1.1%)
14,165
(0.9%)
AL
Glen Dunlap, Bob Fincher, Homer Jackson, Jerry Lathan, Elaine Little, Melba Peters, Martha Stokes, Jean Sullivan, Edgar Welden9
ALASKA167,398
(58.6%)
79,004
(27.7%)
28,747
(10.1%)
10,411
(3.6%)
AK
Bill J. Allen, Susan Fischetti, Lucy Groh3
ARIZONA781,652
(51.0%)
685,341
(44.7%)
45,645
(3.0%)
19,378
(1.3%)
AZ
Joe Arpaio, Linda Barber, Dennis Booth, Webb Crockett, Paul Robert Fannin, LaVelle McCoy, Susan D. Minnaugh, Frank Straka8
ARKANSAS472,940
(51.3%)
422,768
(45.9%)
13,421
(1.5%)
12,652
(1.4%)
AR
Pat Dodge, Bud Cummins, Mildred Homan, Betsy Thompson, Jim Hendren, Sarah Agee6
CALIFORNIA4,567,429
(41.7%)
5,861,203
(53.4%)
418,707
(3.8%)
118,517
(1.1%)
CA
Sunil Aghi, Amy Arambula, Rachel Binah, R. Stephen Bollinger, Roberts Braden, Laura Karolina Capps, Anni Chung, Joseph A. Cislowski, Sheldon Cohn, Thor Emblem, Elsa Favila, John Freidenrich, Cecelia Fuentes, Glen Fuller, James Garrison, Sally Goehring, Florence Gold, Jill S. Hardy, Therese Horsting, Georgie Huff, Robert Eugene Hurd, Harriet A. Ingram, Robert Jordan, John Koza, John Laird, N. Mark Lam, Manuel M. Lopez, Henry Lozano, David Mann, Beverly Martin, R. Keith McDonald, Carol D. Norberg, Ron Oberndorfer, Gerard Orozco, Trudy Owens, Gregory S. Pettis, Flo Rene Pickett, Theodore H. Plant, Art Pulaski, Eloise Reyes, Alex Arthur Reza, C. Craig Roberts, Jason Rodriguez, Luis D. Rojas, Howard L. Schock, Lane Sherman, David A. Torres, Larry Trullinger, Angelo K. Tsakopoulos, Richard Valle, Karen Waters, Don Wilcox, William K. Wong, Rosalind Wyman54
COLORADO883,748
(50.8%)
738,227
(42.4%)
91,434
(5.3%)
27,959
(1.6%)
CO
Bob Beauprez, Marcy Benson, Robert Dieter, Mary Hergert, Robert Martinez, Ralph Nagel, Lilly Nunez, Joe Rogers8
CONNECTICUT561,094
(38.4%)
816,015
(55.9%)
64,452
(4.4%)
17,964
(1.2%)
CT
Nick Balletto, Frank Cirillo, Marilyn Cohen, Gloria Collins, Kimberly Ford, Thomas McDonough, Ken Slapin, Clorinda Soldevila8
DELAWARE137,288
(41.9%)
180,068
(55.0%)
8,307
(2.5%)
1,959
(0.6%)
DE
Michael A. Begatto, Margaret Rose Henry, Ruth Ann Messick3
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA18,073
(9.0%)
171,923
(85.2%)
10,576
(5.2%)
1,322
(0.7%)
DC
William Simons, Nadine P. Winter2
Barbara Lett-Simmons1
FLORIDA2,912,790
(48.85%)
2,912,253
(48.84%)
97,488
(1.63%)
40,579
(0.68%)
FL
Alred S. Austin, Deborah L. Brooks, Armando Codina, Maria De La Milera, Sandra M. Faulkner, Thomas C. Feeney III, Feliciano M. Foyo, Jeanne Barber Godwin, Dawn Guzzetta, Cynthia M. Handley, Adam W. Herbert, Al Hoffman, Glenda E. Hood, Carole Jean Jordan, Charles W. Kane, Mel Martinez, John M. McKay, Dorsey C. Miller, Berta J. Moralejo, H. Gary Morse, Marsha Nippert, Darryl K. Sharpton, Tom Slade, John Thrasher, Robert L. Woody25
GEORGIA1,419,720
(54.7%)
1,116,230
(43.0%)
47,422 (write-ins)
(0.5%)
33,985
(1.8%)
GA
Anna R. Cablik, Teresa Jeter Chappell, Charles Commander Clay, Fred Cooper, James C. Edenfield, Winnie C. LeClercq, Brenda R. (B.J.) Lopez, Carolyn Dodgen Meadows, Alec Poitevint, Eric J. Tanenblatt, Cynthia Teasley, Virgil R. Williams, Bob Young13
HAWAII137,845
(37.5%)
205,286
(55.8%)
21,623
(5.9%)
3,197
(0.9%)
HI
Michael Amii, Marsha Joyner, Joy Kobashigawa Lewis, Pedro Racelis Jr.4
IDAHO336,937
(67.2%)
138,637
(27.6%)
12,292
(2.5%)
13,755
(2.7%)
ID
Phil Batt, Connie Hansen, James McClure, Orriette Sinclair4
ILLINOIS2,019,421
(42.6%)
2,589,026
(54.6%)
103,759
(2.2%)
29,917
(0.6%)
IL
Joan Brennan, Dave Bybee, Vilma Colom, Barbara Flynn Currie, John P. Daley, Vera Davis, James DeLeo, Marge Friedman, Charles A. Hartke, Kathryn 'Tinker' Harvey, Carolyn Brown Hodge, Constance A. Howard, Mary Lou Kearns, Michael J. Madigan, William Marovitz, Shirley McCombs, Molly McKenzie, Victory McNamara, John Nelson, Donald Pedro, Dan Pierce, Jerry Sinclair22
INDIANA1,245,836
(56.6%)
901,980
(41.0%)
18,531
(0.8%)
32,955
(1.5%)
IN
Rodric D. Bray, Roger A. Chiabai, Beverly Gard, Don Heckard, Marla Irving, Virginia Lee, P.E. MacAllister, Barbara L. McClellan, Michael D. McDaniel, Max Middendorf, Michael Miner, Virgil Scheidt12
IOWA634,373
(48.2%)
638,517
(48.5%)
29,374
(2.2%)
13,299
(1.0%)
IA
Jeff Heland, Angelyn King, Paulee Lipsman, Emil Pavich, John O'Brien, Ernest Ricehill, David Tingwald7
KANSAS622,332
(58.0%)
399,276
(37.2%)
36,086
(3.4%)
14,524
(1.4%)
KS
Shari Caywood, Gene Eastin, Richard Eckert, Susan Estes, Mark Heitz, Charles Hostetler6
KENTUCKY872,492
(56.5%)
638,898
(41.4%)
23,192
(1.5%)
9,605
(0.6%)
KY
George S. Beard, William S. Farish Jr, Robert B. Fearing, Connie S. Hayes, G. Richard Noss Jr., A. Douglas Reece, Michael A. Shea, Larry Joe Walden8
LOUISIANA927,871
(52.6%)
792,344
(44.9%)
20,473
(1.2%)
24,968
(1.4%)
LA
Patricia Brister, Donald Ensenat, Heulette Fontenot Jr., Mike Foster, Steve Jordan, Elizabeth Levy, Al Lippman, Suzanne Haik Terrell, Michael Woods Sr.9
MAINE
District 1
148,618
(42.6%)
176,293
(50.5%)
20,297
(5.8%)
3,743
(1.1%)
ME
Joseph Mayo1
MAINE
District 2
137,998
(45.6%)
143,658
(47.4%)
16,830
(5.6%)
4,380
(1.4%)

William Phillips1
MAINE
At-Large
286,616
(44.0%)
319,951
(49.1%)
37,127
(5.7%)
8,123
(1.2%)

Christopher Babbidge, Dorothy Melanson2
MARYLAND813,797
(40.2 %)
1,145,782
(56.6%)
53,768
(2.7%)
12,133
(0.6%)
MD
Clarence W. Blount, Gene W. Counihan, Howard Friedman, Mary Ann E. Love, Thomas V. Mike Miller, Mary Butler Murphy, Mary Jo Neville, Gregory Pecoraro, Ina Taylor, Beatrice P. Tignor10
MASSACHUSETTS878,502
(32.5%)
1,616,487
(59.9%)
173,564
(6.4%)
34,431
(1.3%)
MA
Patrica Armstrong, Russell A. Ashton, George C. Barnoski, Robert E. Colt, Stephen Patrick Driscoll, John M. Flynn, Roberta Goldman, Etta B. Goodstein, Frederick R. Koed, Margaret MacKenzie, Carolyne DeVore Parks, Marcia L. Sweeney12
MICHIGAN1,953,139
(46.1%)
2,170,418
(51.3%)
84,165
(2.0%)
24,779
(0.6%)
MI
Lana Boldi, John Cherry, Patty Fedewa, Sigrid L. Grace, Dona Jean Graham, Freman Hendrix, Jeff Jenks, John Kelly, Don Oetman, Ken Oke, Charles Prather, Jim Ramey, Iris K. Salters, Judith L. Strong, David P. Taylor, Juli Trudell, Mary Warner, Marie Weigold18
MINNESOTA1,109,659
(45.5%)
1,168,266
(47.9%)
126,696
(5.2%)
34,064
(1.4%)
MN
Carol Bartels, Prudy Cameron, Joan Campbell, Elmer Deutschmann, Elizabeth Kalisch, Matthew Little, Glenda Meixell, John Meuers, Janis Ray, Georgiana Ruzich10
MISSISSIPPI572,844
(57.6%)
404,614
(40.7%)
8,122
(0.8%)
8,604
(0.9%)
MS
Bob Anthony, Miki Cassidy, Thomas Colbert, Delbert Hosemann, Ellen Jernigan, John Junkin, Kent Nicaud7
MISSOURI1,189,924
(50.4%)
1,111,138
(47.1%)
38,515
(1.6%)
20,315
(0.9%)
MO
David Barklage, Bruce Bredeman, Marc Ellinger, Gordon Elliott, John Hancock, Stan Horacek, Homer Johnson, John Judd, Michael Korte, Dennis Owens, Al Rotskoff11
MONTANA240,178
(58.4%)
137,126
(33.4%)
24,437
(5.9%)
9,256
(2.2%)
MT
Thelma Baker, Jack Galt, Tillie Pierce3
NEBRASKA
District 1
142,562
(58.9%)
86,946
(35.9%)
10,085
(4.2%)
2,430
(1.0%)
NE
Mary Johnson1
NEBRASKA
District 2
131,485
(56.9%)
88,975
(38.5%)
8,495
(3.7%)
2,057
(0.9%)

Lee Terry, Sr.1
NEBRASKA
District 3
159,815
(71.4%)
55,859
(24.9%)
5,960
(2.7%)
2,350
(1.0%)

Howard Lamb1
NEBRASKA
At-Large
433,862
(62.2%)
231,780
(33.2%)
24,540
(3.5%)
6,837
(1.0%)

Mildred Curtis, John Y. McCollister2
NEVADA301,575
(49.8%)
279,978
(46.2%)
15,008
(2.5%)
12,409
(2.0%)
NV
Jane Ham, Trudy Hushbeck, William Raggio, Tom Wiesner4
NEW HAMPSHIRE278,559
(48.1%)
266,848
(46.8%)
22,198
(3.9%)
6,976
(1.2%)
NH
Stephen Duprey, Wayne MacDonald, Augusta Petrone, Alida Weergang4
NEW JERSEY1,284,173
(40.3%)
1,788,850
(56.1%)
94,554
(3.0%)
19,649
(0.6%)
NJ
Paul M. Bangiola, Angelo R. Bianchi, Mamie Bridgeforth, Dennis P. Collins, John Garrett, Deborah Lynch, Patricia McCullough, John P. McGreevey, June B. Montag, W. Michael Murphy, Jeffrey L. Nash, Barbara A. Plumeri, Julia Valdivia, Stephen S. Weinstein, Charles Wowkanech15
NEW MEXICO286,417
(47.8%)
286,783
(47.9%)
21,251
(3.6%)
4,154
(0.7%)
NM
Tom Atcitty, Rick Blea, Diane D. Denish, Jeep Gilliland, Mary Gail Gwaltney5
NEW YORK2,403,374
(35.2%)
4,107,697
(60.2%)
244,030
(3.6%)
66,898
(1.0%)
NY
Susan I. Abramowitz, Leslie Alpert, Martin S. Begun, David L. Cohen, Carolee A. Conklin, Martin Connor, Lorraine Cortez Vasquez, Inez E. Dickens, Cynthia Emmer, Herman D. Farrell Jr., Emily Giske, Patrick G. Halpin, Raymond B. Harding, Judith Hope, Denis M. Hughes, Virginia Kee, Bertha Lewis, Alberta Madonna, Thomas J. Manton, Deborah Marciano, Helen Marshall, Carl McCall, Elizabeth F. Momrow, Clarence Norman Jr., Daniel F. Donohue, Shirley O'Connell, G. Steven Pigeon, Roberto Ramirez, Michael Schell, Sheldon Silver, Andrew Spano, Eliot Spitzer, Randi Weingarten33
NORTH CAROLINA1,631,163
(56.0%)
1,257,692
(43.2%)
-22,407
(0.8%)
NC
Fran Barnhart, Claude Billings, Sam Currin, Tom Dwiggins, A. Dial Gray, Barbara Holt, Marshall Hurley, Margaret King, Jeff Mixon, Joe L. Morgan, Steve Rader, Robert Rector, Dewitt Rhoades, Linda Whitener14
NORTH DAKOTA174,852
(60.7%)
95,284
(33.1%)
9,486
(3.3%)
8,634
(3.0%)
ND
Rosemarie Myrdal, Edward T. Schafer, Bryce Steibel3
OHIO2,351,209
(50.0%)
2,186,190
(46.5%)
117,857
(2.5%)
50,201
(1.1%)
OH
Alex R. Arshinkoff, Alan P. Bedol, Robert T. Bennett, Deborah Burstion-Donbraye, John J. Chester, John D. Chiappetta, Leanna Coil, Jo Ann Davidson, Danny D. Hamilton, Donna J. Harter, Pat Hennessey, Paul M. Hoag, John H. McConnell, Doug Miller, Pakkiri Rajagopal, Mercer Reynolds, Pauline S. Riel, Shirley Sadler, Donald G. Simmons, Clarence R. Smith, W.R Timken Jr.21
OKLAHOMA744,337
(60.3%)
474,276
(38.4%)
-15,616
(1.3%)
OK
Steve Byas, James Cruson, Paul Hollrah, Kristal Markowitz, Bob McDowell, Donald O'Nesky, Tom Prince, George Wiland8
OREGON713,577
(46.5%)
720,342
(47.0%)
77,357
(5.0%)
22,692
(1.5%)
OR
Barbara Davidson, Jim Edmunson, Moshe Lenske, Dorothy MacKay, Louise Poteet, Maria Smithson, Judy Sugnet7
PENNSYLVANIA2,281,127
(46.4%)
2,485,967
(50.6%)
103,392
(2.1%)
42,633
(0.9%)
PA
Kathy Black, Richard W. Bloomingdale, Robert P. Casey Jr., H. William DeWeese, Nelson Diaz, William M. George, Ken Jarin, James J. Johnston, Edward Keller, Robert Mellow, Tom Murphy, Robert O'Connor, Lazar M. Palnick, Stephen R. Reed, T. J. Rooney, Joyce Savocchio, John Street, Patsy J. Tallarico, Christine M. Tartaglione, Margaret M. Tartaglione, Marian Tasco, Sala Udin, Anna Verna23
RHODE ISLAND130,555
(31.9%)
249,508
(61.0%)
25,052
(6.1%)
3,997
(1.0%)
RI
Joyce E. Caprio, Donald R. Sweitzer, Mark S. Weiner, Susan Weiner4
SOUTH CAROLINA785,937
(56.8%)
565,561
(40.9%)
20,200
(1.5%)
11,019
(0.8%)
SC
Cynthia F. Costa, Danny R. Faulkner, Thomas H. McLean, William B. Prince, Dan Richardson, Douglas L. Wavle, Cecil F. Windham Sr., Buddy Witherspoon8
SOUTH DAKOTA190,700
(60.3%)
118,804
(37.6%)
-6,765
(2.1%)
SD
Carole HillardWilliam J. JanklowJoel Rosenthal3
TENNESSEE1,061,949
(51.2%)
981,720
(47.3%)
19,781
(1.0%)
12,731
(0.6%)
TN
Lamar Alexander, Daniel Dirksen Baker, Lana Bowman Ball, Nancy Cunningham, Winfield Dunn, Jimmy Exum, Jim Henry, Raja Jubran, Anie Kent, Patti Saliba, Mamon Wright11
TEXAS3,799,639
(59.3%)
2,433,746
(38.0%)
137,994
(2.2%)
36,258
(0.6%)
TX
Ernie Angelo, James R. Batsell, Carmen P. Castillo, Mary Ceverha, Ken Clark, Hally B. Clements, Mary E. Cowart, Sue Daniel, Michael Dugas, Betty R. Hines, Jim Hamlin, Cruz G. Hernandez, Chuck Jones, William Earl Juett, Neal J. Katz, Betsy Lake, Adair Margo, Loyce McCarter, Joseph I. Oniell III, Michael Paddie, Nancy Palm, Howard Pebley Jr., Robert J. Peden, Helen Quiram, James B. Randall, Clyde Moody Siebman, Stan Stanart, Henry W. Teich Jr., Randall Tye Thomas, James Davidson Walker, Tom F. Ward Jr., Gayle West32
UTAH515,096
(66.8%)
203,053
(26.3%)
35,850
(4.7%)
16,755
(2.2%)
UT
Lewis Billings, Arlene Ellis, Ron Fox, Michael O. Leavitt, Olene S. Walker5
VERMONT119,775
(40.7%)
149,022
(50.6%)
20,374
(6.9%)
5,137
(1.7%)
VT
Violet Coffin, A. Jeffry Taylor, Alan Weiss3
VIRGINIA1,437,490
(52.5%)
1,217,290
(44.4%)
59,398
(2.2%)
25,269
(0.9%)
VA
Parker J. Bena, Vincent F. Callahan Jr., Patsy W. Drain, Gloria Taylor Fisher, Ann H. Garrett, Philip J. Infantino III, Edith M. Light, Luther E. 'Ikey' Miller, Frances M. Sadler, George William Thomas Jr., H. Evans Thomas V, Gary E. Waddell, Peyton Anthony White13
WASHINGTON1,108,864
(44.6%)
1,247,652
(50.2%)
103,002
(4.1%)
27,915
(1.1%)
WA
Debbie Aldrich, Vic Battson, Charlotte Coker, Jim Frush, Tim Hattenburg, Rachel Lake, Nancy McGinnis, Carol Sue Perkins, Debbie Regala, Carl Schwartz, Paul Steinberg11
WEST VIRGINIA336,475
(51.9%)
295,497
(45.6%)
10,680
(1.7%)
5,472
(0.8%)
WV
James H. Harless, John H. McCutcheon II, Jo Slaughter, Charles S. Trump IV, Flip West5
WISCONSIN1,237,279
(47.6%)
1,242,987
(47.8%)
94,070
(3.6%)
24,271
(0.9%)
WI
Alice Clausing, Pedro Colon, Paulette Copeland, Reynolds Honold, Joan Kaeding, Mark McQuate, Ruth Miner-Kessel, Christine Sinicki, Tim Sullivan, Angela Sutkiewicz, Charlie Wolden11
WYOMING147,947
(67.8%)
60,481
(27.7%)
4,625
(2.1%)
5,298
(2.4%)
WY
Judy Catchpole, Gale Geringer, John Patton 3
TOTALS50,456,002
(47.9%)
50,999,897
(48.4%)
2,882,955
(2.7%)
1,066,246
(1.0%)

ELECTORAL
VOTES
271
2661
00
In 2000, 538 electoral votes were available; 270 votes were needed to secure the win.



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Other 2000 Candidates
Presidential Candidate
Vice Presidential Candidate
Party Votes
Patrick Joseph Buchanan (VA)
Ezola Broussard Foster (CA)
Reform, independent 448,895
Harry Browne (TN)
Arthur C. Olivier (CA)
Libertarian 384,431
Howard Phillips (VA)
J. Curtis Frazier (MO)
Constitution 98,020
John Hagelin (IA)
A. Nathaniel Goldhaber (CA)
Natural Law, Reform independent 83,714
James E. Harris, Jr. (GA)
Margaret Trowe (TX?/MN?)
Socialist Workers 7,378
Lester Neil Smith III
Vin Suprynowicz
Libertarian (AZ) 5,775
David McReynolds (NY)
Mary Cal Hollis (CO)
Socialist 5,602
Monica Gail Moorehead (NJ)
Gloria Estela La Riva (CA)
Workers World 4,795
Cathy Gordon Brown (TN)
Sabrina R. Allen (TN)
independent 1,606
Dennis Lane (VT)
Dale Wilkinson (MN)
Grassroots 1,044
Randall Alan Venson (TN)
Gene Kelly (TN)
independent 535
Earl Farwell Dodge (CO)
W. Dean Watkins (AZ)
Prohibition 208
Louie G. Youngkeit (UT)
Robert L. Beck
independent 161
misc. write-ins, none of the above, etc. ** - 24,082
** Neither this line nor the overall total includes 138,216 miscellaneous write-ins, blank, and void votes compiled into one total in New York.


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