Who won in 1996 election?

Who won in 1996 election?

Democratic President Bill Clinton won re-election, while the Republicans maintained their majorities in both houses of the United States Congress. Clinton defeated Republican nominee Bob Dole and independent candidate Ross Perot in the presidential election, taking 379 of the 538 electoral votes.

Who was the Republican in 1996?

1996 United States presidential election

Nominee Bill Clinton Bob Dole
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Arkansas Kansas
Running mate Al Gore Jack Kemp
Electoral vote 379 159

How many seats did BJP won in 1996?

Atal Bihari Vajpayee of Bharatiya Janata Party, the single largest party to win this election, winning 67 more seats than previous 10th Lok Sabha, formed the government which lasted for only 13 days.

Who ran in the 1996 Republican primary?

1996 Republican Party presidential primaries

Candidate Bob Dole Pat Buchanan
Home state Kansas Virginia
Contests won 46 4
Popular vote 9,024,742 3,184,943
Percentage 58.8% 20.8%

What was the government of India in 1996?

The Indian general election in 1996 returned a fractured verdict. With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as the largest party, with 161 of 543 seats, it was invited first to form a government. It accepted the offer, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee was sworn in as prime minister.

When was President Clinton elected to a second term in 1996 quizlet?

Terms in this set (10) When President Clinton was elected to a second term in 1996, Republicans maintained control of Congress. he was forced to resign.