1996 United States presidential election in Montana
|Elections in Montana|
The 1996 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 5, 1996. Voters chose 3 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Montana voted for Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole over President Bill Clinton by a slim margin of 2.88%. Billionaire businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party of the United States of America-TX) finished in third, with 13.56% of the popular vote in Montana. As of the 2016 presidential election[update], this is the last election in which Sheridan County, Dawson County, and Mineral County voted for the Democratic candidate.
|United States presidential election in Montana, 1996|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Votes||Percentage||Electoral votes|
|Republican||Bob Dole||Jack Kemp||179,652||44.11%||3|
|Democratic||Bill Clinton||Al Gore||167,922||41.23%||0|
|Reform||Ross Perot||Patrick Choate||55,229||13.56%||0|
|Libertarian||Harry Browne||Jo Jorgensen||2,526||0.62%||0|
|Natural Law (write in)||John Hagelin||Mike Tompkins||1,754||0.43%||0|
|Constitutional (write in)||Howard Phillips||Herbert Titus||152||0.04%||0|
|(write in)||Charles E. Collins||Rosemary Giumarra||20||0.00%||0|
|Independent (write in)||Write-ins||5||0.00||0|
|Socialist (write in)||Mary Cal Hollis||Eric Chester||1||0.00||0|