The campaign and election of 1992: bill clinton easily defeated the leading democratic contenders in the 1992 primaries, despite charges about having avoided the vietnam draft and his rumored affairs with women he dealt with the infidelity issue on national television in an interview in which he. November 4, 1992, page 00001 the new york times archives gov bill clinton of arkansas was elected the 42d president of the united states yesterday, breaking a 12-year republican hold on the. The united states presidential election of 1992 was the 52nd quadrennial presidential electionit was held on tuesday, november 3, 1992 democratic governor bill clinton of arkansas defeated incumbent republican president george h w bush, independent businessman ross perot of texas, and a number of minor candidates. The american presidency project contains the most comprehensive collection of resources pertaining to the study of the president of the united states compiled by john woolley and gerhard peters.
Detailed national-level presidential election results for 1992 home 2018 election results election info weblog forum wiki search email login site info store note: the google advertisement links below may advocate political positions that this site does not endorse. In 1992, the party thomas jefferson founded invokes his spirit of revolution anew our land reverberates with a battle cry of frustration that emanates from america's very soul—from the families in our bedrock neighborhoods, from the unsung, workaday heroes of the world's greatest democracy and economy. The 1992 us presidential election saw democratic governor of arkansas bill clinton defeat incumbent republican president george hw bush and independent ross perot the election was notable for the presence of three major candidates as well as the centrality of economic issues to the campaign.
Scandals often wreck presidential campaigns, but bill clinton survived one in 1992 about an alleged affair with gennifer flowers. Because bill clinton was a cool, hip, kick-ass candidate that was smart and good looking the great moment of the election was not when bush looked at his watch, it was when clinton came on on the set of arsenio playing sax. The official us electoral college web site, providing current information about the presidential election, information about the roles and responsibilities of state officials and electors, instructions for state officials and electors, the timeline of key dates for the presidential election, information about laws and legal requirements related to the presidential election and the electors.
1992 and 1996 us presidential election results maps map of the 1992 us presidential election results bill clinton defeated george h w bush with 43 percent of the popular vote and 370 electoral votes. Bill clinton (1946-), the 42nd us president, served in office from 1993 to 2001 prior to that, the arkansas native and democrat was governor of his home state during clinton's time in the. The 1992 presidential campaign of bill clinton, then governor of arkansas, was announced on october 3, 1991 in little rock, arkansasafter winning a majority of delegates in the democratic primaries of 1992, the campaign announced that then-junior senator from tennessee, al gore, would be clinton's running mate. The united states presidential election of 1992 had three major candidates: incumbent republican president george h w bush democrat arkansas governor bill clinton, and independent texas businessman ross perot bush had alienated much of his conservative base by breaking his 1988 campaign pledge.
Bill clinton offers an economic plan to compete and prosper in the world economy bill clinton will cut taxes for the middle class and make the rich pay their fair share bill clinton will encourage and maintain commitment to better education at every level. Bill clinton: bill clinton, 42nd president of the united states (1993-2001), who oversaw the country's longest peacetime economic expansion in 1998 he became the second us president to be impeached he was acquitted by the senate in 1999. Museum of the moving image the living room candidate leaders 2, clinton, 1992 male narrator: they are a new generation of democrats, bill clinton and al gore, and they don't think the way the old democratic party did. 1992 elections bush vs clinton as the election campaign of 1992 neared, the incumbent president, george bush, held a commanding lead in the polls, over any and all potential rivals bush had been the commander-in-chief presiding over the most decisive american military victory since world war ii, the gulf war.
Election day analysis tuesday, november 3, election day 1992, belonged to bill clinton while he garnered only 43% of the popular vote, that was enough for victory given the three-way split. On november 3, 1992, bill clinton was elected the 42nd president of the united states the 1996 presidential election in 1996 clinton handily defeated republican challenger bob dole to secure a.
The 1992 presidential election was successfully won by bill clinton, an american politician who served as the 42 nd president of the united states from (1993-2001) previously, served as governor of arkansas (1979-1981) and (1983-1992), and as the state's attorney general from 1977 to 1979. Bill clinton takes the oath of office from chief justice william rehnquist at the capitol on january 20, 1993 hillary rodham clinton and their daughter chelsea are at his side and behind him is. The united states presidential election of 1992 was on november 3, 1992 in the united statesthe three main people running were: george h w bush, a republican from texas and the president bill clinton, who was a democrat and governor of arkansas and ross perot an independent candidate.
United states presidential election of 1992, american presidential election held on nov 3, 1992, in which democrat bill clinton defeated incumbent republican pres george bush independent candidate ross perot secured nearly 19 percent of the vote—the highest percentage of any third-party candidate in a us presidential election in 80 years. June 26, 1992, page 00013 the new york times archives in a final draft of its platform for this year's elections, the democratic party not only attacks the reagan-bush administrations, but also. Notes: survey by voter research & surveys, a consortium of abc news, cbs news, cnn, and nbc news sample of 15,490 voters as they left voting booths on election day, november 3, 1992.