Illinois gubernatorial election, 1990

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

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Nominee Jim Edgar Neil Hartigan Jessie Fields
Party Republican Democratic Solidarity
Running mate Bob Kustra James B. Burns Marisellis Brown
Popular vote 1,653,126 1,569,217 35,067
Percentage 50.75 48.17 1.08

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Governor before election

James R. Thompson
Republican

Elected Governor

Jim Edgar
Republican

Gubernatorial elections were held in Illinois in November 1990. Republican candidate Jim Edgar won his first of two terms in office, defeating Democrat Neil Hartigan by a narrow margin of about 80,000 votes.

Results[edit]

1990 gubernatorial election, Illinois[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jim Edgar 1,653,126 50.75 -1.92
Democratic Neil Hartigan 1,569,217 48.17 +41.53
Solidarity Jessie Fields 35,067 1.08 -38.89
Majority 83,909 2.58 -10.12
Turnout 3,257,410
Republican hold Swing

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