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3 - Continued 1992 PRESIDENTIAL VOTE BY STATEPopular Vote PercentageElectoral VotesaClinton (democrat)Bush (Republican)Perot (Independent)Clinton (Democrat)Bush (Republican)Nebraska304724 5Nevada383527 4New Hampshire393823 4New Jersey434116 15New Mexico463816 5New York503416 33North Carolina434414 14North Dakota324423 3Ohio403921 21Oklahoma344323 8Oregon433225 7Pennsylvania453618 23Rhode Island482923 4South Carolina404812 8South Dakota374122 3Tennessee474310 11Texas374022 32Utah264629 5Vermont463123 3Virginia414514 13Washington443124 11West Virginia493616 5Wisconsin413722 11Wyoming344026 3 Total 433819370168a.
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Democracy's feast: elections in America by Herbert F. Weisberg