2000 United States presidential election in Nebraska

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United States presidential election in Nebraska, 2000

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  GeorgeWBush.jpg Al Gore, Vice President of the United States, official portrait 1994.jpg
Nominee George W. Bush Al Gore
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Texas Tennessee
Running mate Dick Cheney Joe Lieberman
Electoral vote 5 0
Popular vote 433,862 231,780
Percentage 62.25% 33.25%

United States Presidential Election in Nebraska, 2000.svg
County Results

Bush

  40-50%
  50-60%
  60-70%
  70-80%
  80-90%

President before election

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Elected President

George W. Bush
Republican

The 2000 United States presidential election in Nebraska took place on November 7, 2000, and was part of the 2000 United States presidential election. Voters chose 5 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Nebraska was won by Governor George W. Bush by a 29% margin of victory, winning every county. Also, with 62.25% of the popular vote, the state proved to be his fourth strongest state in the 2000 election after Wyoming, Idaho and Utah.[1]

Electors[edit]

The electors of each state and the District of Columbia met on December 18, 2000[2] to cast their votes for president and vice president. The Electoral College itself never meets as one body. Instead the electors from each state and the District of Columbia met in their respective capitols.

The following were the members of the Electoral College from the state. All were pledged to and voted for George Bush and Dick Cheney:[3]

  1. Mary Johnson
  2. Lee Terry, Sr.
  3. Howard Lamb
  4. Mildred Curtis
  5. John Y. McCollister

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Nebraska, 2000[4]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George W. Bush 433,862 62.25% 5
Democratic Al Gore 231,780 33.25% 0
Green Ralph Nader 24,540 3.52% 0
Reform Pat Buchanan 3,646 0.52% 0
Libertarian Harry Browne 2,245 0.32% 0

Congressional district[edit]

Bush won all three congressional districts.[5]

district Bush Gore Representative
1st 59% 36% Doug Bereuter
2nd 57% 39% Lee Terry
3rd 71% 25% Bill Barrett
Tom Osborne

By county[edit]

County Gore% Gore# Bush% Bush# Others% Others# Total
Adams 29.63% 3,686 65.62% 8,162 4.74% 590 12,438
Antelope 20.13% 678 76.07% 2,562 3.8% 128 3,368
Arthur 09.56% 26 86.40% 235 4.04% 11 272
Banner 14.07% 65 84.42% 390 1.52% 7 462
Blaine 12.32% 43 85.67% 299 2.01% 7 349
Boone 20.09% 575 76.73% 2,196 3.18% 91 2,862
Box Butte 31.72% 1,614 63.04% 3,208 5.25% 267 5,089
Boyd 21.34% 265 74.96% 931 3.7% 46 1,242
Brown 14.85% 250 81.65% 1,375 3.5% 59 1,684
Buffalo 23.86% 3,927 72.48% 11,931 3.66% 603 16,461
Burt 36.06% 1,223 60.61% 2,056 3.33% 113 3,392
Butler 26.85% 1,028 68.91% 2,638 4.23% 162 3,828
Cass 35.56% 3,656 59.77% 6,144 4.67% 480 10,280
Cedar 24.88% 1,062 70.02% 2,989 5.11% 218 4,269
Chase 16.32% 306 80.27% 1,505 3.41% 64 1,875
Cherry 15.67% 446 81.56% 2,322 2.77% 79 2,847
Cheyenne 20.16% 844 76.61% 3,207 3.23% 135 4,186
Clay 24.07% 774 72.35% 2,326 3.58% 115 3,215
Colfax 26.03% 863 70.53% 2,338 3.44% 114 3,315
Cuming 20.33% 857 76.68% 3,232 2.99% 126 4,215
Custer 18.03% 976 78.41% 4,245 3.56% 193 5,414
Dakota 44.46% 2,695 51.46% 3,119 4.08% 247 6,061
Dawes 22.73% 823 70.39% 2,549 6.88% 249 3,621
Dawson 23.18% 1,740 73.41% 5,511 3.41% 256 7,507
Deuel 20.62% 213 75.80% 783 3.58% 37 1,033
Dixon 29.37% 820 65.69% 1,834 4.94% 138 2,792
Dodge 34.69% 5,021 61.30% 8,871 4.01% 580 14,472
Douglas 40.05% 73,347 55.16% 101,025 4.8% 8,784 183,156
Dundy 17.71% 179 79.23% 801 3.07% 31 1,011
Fillmore 28.29% 848 67.51% 2,024 4.2% 126 2,998
Franklin 25.18% 420 71.70% 1,196 3.12% 52 1,668
Frontier 17.52% 244 79.11% 1,102 3.37% 47 1,393
Furnas 21.97% 534 76.06% 1,849 1.97% 48 2,431
Gage 36.99% 3,516 58.26% 5,538 4.75% 452 9,506
Garden 16.65% 203 79.00% 963 4.35% 53 1,219
Garfield 20.98% 202 74.56% 718 4.47% 43 963
Gosper 22.49% 228 74.65% 757 2.86% 29 1,014
Grant 12.73% 49 84.16% 324 3.12% 12 385
Greeley 31.76% 416 64.05% 839 4.2% 55 1,310
Hall 32.09% 5,952 63.64% 11,803 4.27% 791 18,546
Hamilton 23.74% 1,066 72.39% 3,251 3.87% 174 4,491
Harlan 23.65% 438 73.33% 1,358 3.02% 56 1,852
Hayes 11.56% 66 85.11% 486 3.33% 19 571
Hitchcock 21.08% 312 76.08% 1,126 2.84% 42 1,480
Holt 17.06% 846 79.73% 3,954 3.21% 159 4,959
Hooker 18.09% 74 77.51% 317 4.4% 18 409
Howard 33.78% 955 62.26% 1,760 3.96% 112 2,827
Jefferson 35.38% 1,361 61.11% 2,351 3.51% 135 3,847
Johnson 37.59% 794 57.29% 1,210 5.11% 108 2,112
Kearney 21.78% 680 74.73% 2,333 3.49% 109 3,122
Keith 20.21% 778 76.72% 2,953 3.07% 118 3,849
Keya Paha 15.20% 78 82.26% 422 2.53% 13 513
Kimball 20.82% 379 75.77% 1,379 3.41% 62 1,820
Knox 26.07% 1,037 69.98% 2,784 3.95% 157 3,978
Lancaster 41.68% 44,650 51.82% 55,514 6.5% 6,968 107,132
Lincoln 34.44% 5,205 61.00% 9,220 4.56% 689 15,114
Logan 14.56% 60 81.55% 336 3.88% 16 412
Loup 22.22% 84 75.13% 284 2.65% 10 378
McPherson 21.57% 2,772 74.97% 9,636 3.46% 445 12,853
Madison 15.95% 48 81.06% 244 2.99% 9 301
Merrick 25.39% 848 71.26% 2,380 3.35% 112 3,340
Morrill 21.52% 460 74.70% 1,597 3.79% 81 2,138
Nance 29.85% 497 66.37% 1,105 3.78% 63 1,665
Nemaha 31.55% 1,063 64.62% 2,177 3.83% 129 3,369
Nuckolls 26.36% 644 69.63% 1,701 4.01% 98 2,443
Otoe 33.14% 2,208 62.71% 4,178 4.14% 276 6,662
Pawnee 34.36% 522 61.69% 937 3.95% 60 1,519
Perkins 16.74% 243 80.58% 1,170 2.69% 39 1,452
Phelps 20.19% 934 77.26% 3,575 2.55% 118 4,627
Pierce 17.77% 570 78.99% 2,534 3.24% 104 3,208
Platte 20.31% 2,612 76.69% 9,861 3.% 386 12,859
Polk 23.34% 610 73.67% 1,925 2.99% 78 2,613
Red Willow 23.64% 1,188 73.23% 3,680 3.12% 157 5,025
Richardson 33.30% 1,382 63.20% 2,623 3.49% 145 4,150
Rock 15.77% 141 81.10% 725 3.13% 28 894
Saline 45.11% 2,321 50.17% 2,581 4.72% 243 5,145
Sarpy 32.33% 14,637 64.00% 28,979 3.67% 1,662 45,278
Saunders 31.98% 2,852 63.77% 5,688 4.25% 379 8,919
Scotts Bluff 28.45% 3,937 67.90% 9,397 3.65% 505 13,839
Seward 32.07% 2,250 63.53% 4,457 4.4% 309 7,016
Sheridan 15.22% 392 81.72% 2,105 3.07% 79 2,576
Sherman 33.08% 564 62.87% 1,072 4.05% 69 1,705
Sioux 13.03% 98 83.64% 629 3.32% 25 752
Stanton 20.11% 500 76.23% 1,895 3.66% 91 2,486
Thayer 27.31% 821 69.73% 2,096 2.96% 89 3,006
Thomas 13.92% 55 83.29% 329 2.78% 11 395
Thurston 44.38% 924 49.95% 1,040 5.67% 118 2,082
Valley 25.76% 583 71.14% 1,610 3.09% 70 2,263
Washington 29.56% 2,550 66.75% 5,758 3.69% 318 8,626
Wayne 25.41% 1,001 70.41% 2,774 4.19% 165 3,940
Webster 30.03% 584 66.94% 1,302 3.03% 59 1,945
Wheeler 18.76% 85 77.48% 351 3.75% 17 453
York 21.78% 1,407 74.55% 4,816 3.67% 237 6,460

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  2. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/state.php?year=2000&fips=42&f=0&off=0&elect=0
  3. ^ http://presidentelect.org/e2000.html
  4. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/index.html
  5. ^ http://www.swingstateproject.com/diary/4161/

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