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United States presidential election, 1996
November 5, 1996
Turnout 49.0%
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Nominee Lamar Alexander Joe Biden
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Tennessee Delaware
Running mate Phil Gramm Al Gore
Electoral vote 379 159
States carried 31+DC 19
Percentage 51.2% 44.7%

The United States presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1996. Senator Lamar Alexander, the Republican nominee, defeated Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee.