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State Facts

Capitol: Jackson
Nickname: Magnolia State
Bird: Mockingbird
Motto: By Valor and Arms

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 43.8%
Mitt Romney: 55.3%

2008

Barack Obama: 43.0%
John McCain: 56.2%

2004

John Kerry: 39.8%
George Bush: 59.5%

2000

Al Gore: 40.7%
George Bush: 57.6%

1996

Bill Clinton: 44.1%
Ross Perot: 5.8%
Bob Dole: 49.2%

1992

Bill Clinton: 40.8%
Ross Perot: 8.7%
George Bush: 49.7%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 39.1%
George Bush: 59.9%

Previous Election Results, other races

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Travis Childers Democratic 63,548 74.0%
William Compton Democratic 8,465 9.9%
Bill Marcy Democratic 10,361 12.1%
Jonathan Rawl Democratic 3,492 4.1%

2014 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Travis Childers Democratic 239,439 37.9%
Shawn O'Hara Reform 13,938 2.2%
Thad Cochran Republican 378,481 59.9%

2014 Senate Primary Runoff

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Thad Cochran Republican 194,972 51.0%
Chris McDaniel Republican 187,249 49.0%

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Thad Cochran Republican 156,315 49.0%
Chris McDaniel Republican 157,733 49.5%

2012 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Albert Gore Democratic 503,467 40.6%
Roger Wicker Republican 709,626 57.2%

2008 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Erik Fleming Democratic 236,296 65.8%
Shawn O'Hara Democratic 122,803 34.2%

2008 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Erik Fleming Democratic 480,915 38.6%
Thad Cochran Republican 766,111 61.4%

2007 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Eaves Democratic 313,232 42.1%
Haley Barbour Republican 430,807 57.9%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Bowlin Democratic 23,175 22.1%
Erik Fleming Democratic 46,185 44.1%
James O'Keefe Democratic 20,815 19.9%
Catherine Starr Democratic 14,629 14.0%

2006 Senate Primary Runoff

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Bowlin Democratic 10,490 35.0%
Erik Fleming Democratic 19,477 65.0%

2006 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Erik Fleming Democratic 213,000 34.9%
Trent Lott Republican 388,399 63.6%

2003 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gilbert Fountain Democratic 39,685 7.7%
Elder McClendon Democratic 30,421 5.9%
Ronnie Musgrove Democratic 392,264 75.8%
Katie Perrone Democratic 28,154 5.4%
Catherine Starr Democratic 26,821 5.2%

2003 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ronnie Musgrove Democratic 409,787 45.8%
Haley Barbour Republican 470,404 52.6%

2003 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Haley Barbour Republican 158,284 83.3%
Mitch Tyner Republican 31,762 16.7%

2002 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Hunt Democratic 28,176 47.8%
Steven Turney Democratic 30,808 52.2%

2002 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Shawn O'Hara Reform 97,226 15.4%
Thad Cochran Republican 533,269 84.6%

2000 Senate Primary Runoff

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Troy Brown Democratic 20,358 66.9%
Rickey Cole Democratic 10,080 33.1%

2000 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Clinton Allison Democratic 14,671 19.6%
Troy Brown Democratic 27,457 36.6%
Rickey Cole Democratic 15,449 20.6%
James Hunt Democratic 8,616 11.5%
Robert Richmond Jr. Democratic 8,809 11.7%

2000 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Troy Brown Sr. Democratic 314,090 31.6%
Trent Lott Republican 654,941 65.9%

1999 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Richard Barrett Democratic 32,383 5.9%
Charles Bell Democratic 13,159 2.4%
Carrie Harris Democratic 11,645 2.1%
James Hunt Democratic 11,572 2.1%
Ronnie Musgrove Democratic 309,519 56.7%
Katie Perrone Democratic 16,476 3.0%
James Roberts Jr. Democratic 142,617 26.1%

1999 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ronnie Musgrove Democratic 379,034 49.6%
Mike Parker Republican 370,691 48.5%

1999 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Eddie Briggs Republican 42,763 27.9%
Dan Gibson Republican 11,348 7.4%
Mike Parker Republican 77,674 50.7%
Charlie Williams Republican 17,176 11.2%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Hunt Democratic 47,483 58.8%
Shawn O'Hara Democratic 33,336 41.2%

1996 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Hunt Democratic 240,647 27.4%
Thad Cochran Republican 624,154 71.0%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Thad Cochran Republican 138,813 95.4%
Richard O'Hara Republican 6,762 4.6%