United States presidential election in Texas, 1996
| County Results
The 1996 United States presidential election in Texas took place on November 5, 1996. All 50 states and the District of Columbia, were part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Texas voters chose 32 electors to the Electoral College, which selected the President and Vice President.
Texas was won by Kansas Senator Bob Dole, who was running against incumbent United States President Bill Clinton of Arkansas. Clinton ran a second time with incumbent Vice President Al Gore as his running mate and Dole ran with former New York Congressman Jack Kemp.
Texas weighed in for this election as 3% more Republican than the national average.
In his second bid for the Presidency, Ross Perot led the newly reformed Reform Party to gain over 6% of the votes in Texas, and to pull in support nationally as the most popular third-party candidate to run for United States Presidency in recent times.
|Elections in Texas|
|United States presidential election in Texas, 1996|
|Green||Ralph Nader (write-in)||4,810||0.09%||0|
|Natural Law||Dr. John Hagelin||4,422||0.08%||0|
|Voter Turnout (Voting age/Registered)|
- "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". Uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved 2013-07-21.