Even if issues are not of paramount importance at this point in the election, what are the concerns that americans would most like to have addressed in an analysis of gallup historical trends shows that the status of the presidential race in june, in and of itself, is not necessarily indicative of the outcome in. Mrs clinton's lead is the largest of the five times when a us presidential candidate won the popular vote but failed to win the election the last time a candidate won the popular vote but lost the election was in 2000, when president bush received 500,000 fewer votes than al gore and still took the white. It was the closest presidential election in american history, with only several hundred votes in florida determining the winner out of more than 100 million ballots cast the democratic party under clinton and gore had repositioned itself near the center of the ideological spectrum and championed policies at the top of the. View public opinion data about every presidential election since 1976, including polls related to each election and demographic information hillary clinton, official white house portrait of donald trump clinton & kaine democratic candidate al gore, republican candidate george w bush gore &. United states presidential election of 2000, american presidential election held on nov 7, 2000, in which republican george w bush narrowly lost the popular vote to democrat al gore but defeated gore in the electoral college the campaign gore, as bill clinton's vice president for eight years, was the clear favourite in.
In his campaign of those who voted for gore, 34 percent cited progress and prosperity as the top reason but a larger proportion of bush supporters, 41 presidency but the postelection polls showed little evidence of such a phenomenon immediately following the election, president clinton enjoyed a. Political offices: vice president of the united states (1993-2001) us representative (1977-1985) us senator (1985-1993) when al gore declared his candidacy for the 2000 election, he pointed to policies implemented during the clinton-gore administration when he was vice president and stated that the nation's. Results: clinton and gore 21116 american presidency project dave leip's atlas of us presidential elections national archives (map) polling archive ( roper center).
President bill clinton with al gore at the 1996 democratic convention in chicago (reuters photo: win mcnamee) two decades ago, the media weren't we mark the 20th anniversary of a major investigation by congress of attempts by a hostile foreign power to influence an american presidential election. Democrat albert gore won the most votes, a half million more than his republican opponent george w bush, but lost the presidency in the electoral college while the white vote for gore was similar to that for clinton, african- american support for the republican candidate was lower than in any election since the 1960s. The 2000 presidential election pitted republican george w bush, governor of texas and son of former us president george hw bush, against democrat al gore, former senator from tennessee and vice president in the administration of bill clinton because clinton had been such a popular president, gore had no.
His opponent, president george hw bush, ran a lackluster campaign that failed to convert his great successes in foreign affairs into a convincing argument to reelect him republican die-hards never forgave bush for having broken his 1988 promise to not raise taxes middle-class americans, moreover, had grown. More than two-thirds of all republicans believe that if hillary clinton is declared the winner, it will be because of illegal voting or vote-rigging eight years before trump ever publicly uttered the words “rigged election”, obama's first republican opponent, john mccain, said in a presidential debate that. Vice president al gore proved unable to ride the peace and prosperity of the clinton years into the white house while gore did finish over half a million votes ahead of george w bush in the popular vote, and while some democrats will argue, as gore's campaign manager donna brazile did in a post-election forum, that. Al gore's election showing in 2000 runs counter to the preceding interpretation of elections objective conditions pointed to a comfortable victory, if not a the american public seemingly resisted every attempt by the media or by republicans to frame the president's behavior as anything more than a personal sexual.
Two old campaign buttons making the rounds tell us more than you might think two buttons offering support for one of bill clinton's presidential runs made the rounds on social media over the weekend the first shows the confederate battle flag with the words clinton-gore superimposed ahem. Even barry goldwater, conservative republican that he was, made an agreement in 1964 with lyndon johnson to keep race out of the presidential contest put in place by the clinton-gore administration had been different more than 42 million americans were prohibited from voting in the 2000 presidential election. The united states presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election it was held on tuesday, november 5, 1996 incumbent democratic president bill clinton defeated senate majority leader bob dole, the republican nominee clinton and vice president al gore were re-nominated without.
The evenness of the contest the geographical battle the clinton factor the presidential debates the issues policy personal nader the count the media and the count events in florida the vote electoral college figures accounting for the result the campaigns bush campaign gore campaign. 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 the campaign seemed likely to be a battle between the clinton-gore team and that of bush and his vice president, dan quayle, and clinton-gore maintained a. The united states presidential election of 2000 was a contest between republican candidate george w bush, then-governor of texas and son of former president george h w bush (1989–1993), and democratic candidate al gore, then-vice president bill clinton, the incumbent president, was vacating the position after.
76% of clinton voters say trump is legitimate president 60% of clinton voters say election has caused permanent harm to us views of this election perhaps understandably, al gore supporters were somewhat less likely (68%) than clinton voters today (76%) to accept the president-elect as legitimate. Fortune analyzed the transcripts of past concession speeches in us presidential elections going back to 1952, when democratic nominee adlai stevenson, defeated by dwight d eisenhower, delivered the first televised concession speech—one that has been considered a model for other election losers.
5, 1996, in which democrat bill clinton was elected to a second term, defeating republican bob dole, a former us senator from kansas clinton had won his first term in clinton, facing little serious opposition, was easily renominated by the democrats with his vice president, al gore on the republican side, however,. December 22, 2016 —hillary clinton won the popular vote by the widest margin of any losing candidate in us presidential elections history, carrying nearly 29 million votes more than president-elect donald trump, according to an associated press analysis of certified results from all 50 states and the. American election jolted prevailing scholarly interpretations1 for “bottom line” scholars the 2000 election unprecedented pattern of divided government--the first democratic president ever elected with republican (2) voter disapproval of bill clinton as a person (3) gore's puzzling decision to wage a neo-populist.