1992 United States presidential election in Tennessee
|Elections in Tennessee|
The 1992 United States presidential election in Tennessee took place on November 3, 1992, as part of the 1992 United States presidential election. Voters chose eleven representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Tennessee was won by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 47.08% of the popular vote over incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 42.43%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 10.09% of the popular vote. Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush and Perot.
Clinton, from neighboring Arkansas, benefited from having the state's junior U.S. Senator Al Gore as his Vice Presidential running mate. As of the 2016 presidential election[update], this is the last election in which Rutherford County, Sumner County, Wilson County, Lincoln County, Claiborne County, Hardin County, Macon County, and Pickett County voted for the Democratic candidate.
|United States presidential election in Tennessee, 1992|
|Republican||George H.W. Bush (incumbent)||841,300||42.43%||0|
|Independent||J. Quinn Brisben||1,356||0.07%||0|
|America First||James "Bo" Gritz||756||0.04%||0|
|New Alliance Party||Lenora Fulani||727||0.04%||0|
|Natural Law||Dr. John Hagelin||599||0.03%||0|
|Peace and Freedom||Ron Daniels||511||0.03%||0|
|Democrats for Economic Recovery||Lyndon LaRouche||460||0.02%||0|
|Socialist Workers Party||James Warren||277||0.01%||0|
- "1992 Presidential General Election Results - Tennessee". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
- "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 9 June 2012.