Illinois gubernatorial election, 1994

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Illinois gubernatorial election, 1994
Illinois
1990 ←
November 8, 1994
→ 1998

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Nominee Jim Edgar Dawn Clark Netsch
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Bob Kustra Penny Severns
Popular vote 1,984,318 1,069,850
Percentage 63.87 34.44

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County Results

Governor before election

Jim Edgar
Republican

Elected Governor

Jim Edgar
Republican

The Illinois Gubernatorial election of 1994 was the greatest landslide in Illinois history, excepting the election of 1818. Incumbent Governor Jim Edgar carried 101 of the state's 102 counties. Netsch won only Gallatin County.

Polling[edit]

Source Date Edgar (R) Netsch (D)
Chicago Tribune Oct. 30, 1994 60% 25%
Chicago Tribune Oct. 23, 1994 61% 22%

Results[edit]

1994 gubernatorial election, Illinois[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jim Edgar (incumbent) 1,984,318 63.9 +13.1
Democratic Dawn Clark Netsch 1,069,850 34.4 -13.8
Libertarian David L. Kelley 52,388 1.69 +1.69
N/A write-ins 10 0.0 n-a
Majority 914,468 29.5
Turnout 3,106,556
Republican hold Swing

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