|Elections in Maryland|
The 1996 United States presidential election in Maryland took place on November 5, 1996, as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose ten representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Maryland was won by incumbent President Bill Clinton ( D- Arkansas) with 54.25% of the popular vote over Senator Bob Dole ( R- Kansas) with 38.27%. Businessman Ross Perot ( Reform- Texas) finished in third, with 6.50% of the popular vote.  Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating both challengers and becoming re-elected to a second term as U.S. President.  As of the 2016 presidential election [update], this is the last election in which Dorchester County voted for the Democratic candidate. Conversely, this is also the last time Charles County voted for the Republican candidate.
|United States presidential election in Maryland, 1996 |
|Democratic||Bill Clinton ( incumbent)||966,207||54.25%||10|
- "1996 Presidential General Election Results - Maryland". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
- "1996 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012.