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Elections Division
Department of the Secretary of State
101 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0101

Yankee Day Presidential Primary, March 5, 1996
Statewide Totals

Total votes cast: 94,307

Republican Primary Statewide Results

Candidate                        Votes won                  % of vote
Lamar Alexander                   4,450                      6.6%
Patrick J. Buchanan              16,478                     24.5%
Bob Dole                         31,147                     46.3%
Steve Forbes                      9,991                     14.9%
Phil Gramm                          163                      0.2%
Alan Keyes                        1,229                      1.8%
Richard G. Lugar                  1,934                      2.9%
Morry Taylor                        147                      0.2%
Uncommitted                       1,741                      2.6%
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Total                            67,280                      100%

Democratic Primary Statewide Results

Candidate                        Votes won                  % of vote
Bill Clinton                     23,879                      88.4%
Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.             715                       2.6%
Uncommitted                       2,433                         9%
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Total                            27,027                       100%
More Yankee Day Facts and Figures

Primary election attracted nearly 5 times the voters as caucus-only system.
Percentage of enrolled Republicans voting: 25%
Percentage of enrolled Democrats voting: 9%
Combined percentage of enrolled Democrats and Republicans voting: 16%
Percentage of estimated voting age population that voted: 10%


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