Arizona gubernatorial election, 1990

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Arizona gubernatorial election, 1990
Arizona
1986 ←
November 6, 1990
→ 1994

 
Nominee Fife Symington Terry Goddard
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 523,984 519,691
Percentage 49.65% 49.24%

Governor before election

Rose Mofford
Democratic

Elected Governor

Fife Symington
Republican

The 1990 Arizona gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1990 for the post of Governor of Arizona. Republican Fife Symington defeated the Democratic nominee and Mayor of Phoenix Terry Goddard. Because no candidate received a majority of votes, a runoff election was held later on February 26, 1991, which Symington also won.

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Arizona gubernatorial election, 1990[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Fife Symington III 523,984 49.65% +9.98%
Democratic Terry Goddard 519,691 49.24% +14.75%
Stop Abortion Max Hawkins (write-in) 10,983 1.04% +1.04%
Libertarian Ed Yetman (write-in) 316 0.03% +0.03%
Write-ins 432 0.04%
Majority 4,293 0.41% -4.77%
Turnout 1,055,406
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

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