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Clinton-Gore '92
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Campaign 1992 Democratic primaries
1992 U.S. presidential election
Candidate Bill Clinton
Governor of Arkansas
(1979–1981, 1983–1992)
Al Gore
U.S. Senator from Tennessee
(1985–1993)
Affiliation Democratic Party
Status Announced: October 3, 1991
Presumptive nominee: June 2, 1992
Official nominee: July 16, 1992
Won election: November 3, 1992
Headquarters Little Rock, Arkansas
Key people David Wilhelm (Campaign manager)
James Carville (Chief strategist)
George Stephanopoulos (Senior strategist, Communications director & Spokesperson)
Paul Begala (Senior strategist)
Harold M. Ickes (Senior strategist)
Rahm Emanuel (Finance director)
Dee Dee Myers (Media strategist)
Mandy Grunwald (Media strategist)
Mickey Kantor (General counsel)
Stan Greenberg (Pollster)
Slogan For people for change
Putting People First
It's the economy stupid!

The 1992 presidential campaign of Bill Clinton, then Governor of Arkansas, was announced on October 3, 1991 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

After winning a majority of delegates in the Democratic primaries of 1992, the campaign announced that then-junior Senator from Tennessee, Al Gore, would be Clinton's running mate.

The Clinton-Gore ticket went on to defeat Republican incumbent President George H. W. Bush and Vice President Dan Quayle in the presidential election on November 3, 1992, and took office as the 42nd President and 45th Vice President on January 20, 1993.

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