1992 United States presidential election in Alaska

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United States presidential election in Alaska, 1992

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Nominee George H. W. Bush Bill Clinton Ross Perot
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Home state Texas Arkansas Texas
Running mate Dan Quayle Al Gore James Stockdale
Electoral vote 3 0 0
Popular vote 102,000 78,294 73,481
Percentage 39.46% 30.29% 28.43%

1992 United States Presidential Election in Alaska.jpg
County results

Borough results

President before election

George H. W. Bush

Elected President

Bill Clinton

The 1992 United States presidential election in Alaska took place on November 3, 1992, as part of the 1992 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Alaska was won by incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 39.4% of the popular vote over Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 30.2%. Bush won Alaska by a margin of 9.2%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 28.4% of the popular vote.[1] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush. Alaska has only voted Democratic once, and that was in 1964 for Lyndon B. Johnson. [2] It was also the last time a Republican only won the state of Alaska by a single digit margin of victory.

With 28.43% of the popular vote, Alaska would prove to be Perot's second strongest state after Maine. Alaska was also one of seven states to give a county to Perot. The others being California, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada and Texas. Alaska awarded Perot Denali Borough.[3]


United States presidential election in Alaska, 1992[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George H.W. Bush (incumbent) 102,000 39.46% 3
Democratic Bill Clinton 78,294 30.29% 0
Independent Ross Perot 73,481 28.43% 0
America First James "Bo" Gritz 1,379 0.53% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 1,378 0.53% 0
Democrats for Economic Recovery Lyndon LaRouche 469 0.18% 0
Natural Law Dr. John Hagelin 433 0.17% 0
Taxpayers’ Howard Phillips 377 0.15% 0
Write-Ins 365 0.14% 0
New Alliance Party Lenora Fulani 330 0.13% 0
Totals 258,506 100.0% 3


  1. ^ a b "State of Alaska Official Returns November 3, 1992 General Election" (PDF). Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  2. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  3. ^ "1992 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.