November 7, 1996 in Nation/World

Election ‘96

 

PRESIDENT

99 percent of vote:

CANDIDATE VOTES PCT. *Bill Clinton (D) 45,628,667 49%

Bob Dole (R) 37,869,435 41%

Ross Perot (RP) 7,874,283 8%

U.S. CONGRESS TREND

By party - Won or leading

SENATE HOUSE

Republicans 55 +2 226 -10

Democrats 45 -2 207 +9

Other 2 +1

WASHINGTON STATE

Governor 99 percent of vote

CANDIDATE VOTES PCT. *Gary Locke (D) 1,038,608 59%

Ellen Craswell (R) 721,943 41%

State lands commis. 99 percent

CANDIDATE VOTES PCT. *J. Belcher (D) 880,685 53%

Bruce Mackey (R) 723,952 44%

Insurance commis. 99 percent

CANDIDATE VOTES PCT. *Deborah Senn (D) 929,698 56%

Anthony Lowe (R) 671,544 41%

Initiative 671

Indian gaming

97 percent of vote

VOTES PCT. *NO 944,243 56%

750,223 44%

Legislature

Trend

SENATE

Rep. 26 Dems. 23

HOUSE

Rep. 53 Dems. 45

FIFTH DISTRICT CONGRESS

Final, unofficial

CANDIDATE VOTES PCT. *George Nethercutt (R) 110,338 55%

Judy Olson (D) 90,592 45% Electoral votes: Clinton: 379, Dole: 159

MEMO: For more on Tuesday’s elections, see pages A14, B1, B4 and B5

For more on Tuesday’s elections, see pages A14, B1, B4 and B5


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