|‹ 1996 2004 ›|
|United States presidential election, 2000|
|November 7, 2000|
|Nominee||Henry Raymond||John McCain|
|Running mate||Richard Agee||Christine Todd Whitman|
|Red states pledged toward McCain/Whitman. Blue states pledged to Raymond/Agee.|
Incumbent Republican President William Morgan was not eligible to serve a third term, which placed Vice President John McCain as the automatic front-runner of the Republican nomination. McCain was seen as the early favorite for the Republican nomination, and despite a contentious primary battle with other candidates, secured the nomination by Super Tuesday. McCain chose New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman as his running mate (the first female ever to be nominated to a major ticket), and Raymond chose Representative Agee as his. Both major party candidates focused primarily on domestic issues, such as the budget, tax relief, and reforms for federal social insurance programs, though foreign policy was not ignored. Raymond's campaign center-piece was healthcare.
- DNC: Los Angeles, CA (Staples Center)
- RNC: Philadelphia, PA (First Union Center)
- Vice President McCain/Governor Whitman: COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATISM.
- Governor Raymond/Representative Agee: MOVING AHEAD.