WATCH: Final Presidential Debate
Key Victory & Concession Speeches
    • Watch Election Night Victory and Concession Speeches from the Presidential Race as well as Key Senate and House Races Across the Country - November 3 on C-SPAN 9pm ET
Past Election Night Speeches
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    Barack Obama Victory Speech

    After receiving congratulatory telephone calls from Senator John McCain and President Bush for his win in the presidential…

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    John McCain Concession Speech

    Senator John McCain spoke to supporters outside his election night headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. He congratulated…

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    George W. Bush Victory Speech

    President George W. Bush spoke to supporters after learning of his victory in the 2004 presidential election.

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    John Kerry Concession Speech

    Senators Edwards and Kerry spoke to supporters and conceded defeat in the presidential election. They congratulated their opponents and thanked their…

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    George W. Bush Acceptance Speech

    Speaking from the Texas House of Representatives chamber, Governor Bush accepted Vice President Gore’s concession in…

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    Al Gore Concession Speech

    In the presence of family members and the Lieberman family, Vice President Gore conceded the presidential election to…

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    Bill Clinton Victory Speech

    On the steps of the Old State House where he celebrated victory four years ago, President Clinton called for bipartisanship…

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    Bob Dole Concession Speech

    Republican presidential candidate Dole thanked supporters, family and staff members and conceded defeat in the election.

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    Bill Clinton Victory Speech

    Democratic presidential nominee Gov. Bill Clinton spoke to supporters shortly after returns projected a Clinton presidential victory at a rally…

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    George H. W. Bush Concession Speech

    President Bush spoke to supporters in Bush/Quayle campaign headquarters in the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston after election…

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    Ross Perot Concession Speech

    Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke to supporters in the Grand Kempinski Hotel in Dallas on the evening of election day,…

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    Michael Dukakis Concession Speech

    Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis conceded the presidential election, wishing George H.W. Bush well,…