Michigan gubernatorial election, 1982

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Michigan gubernatorial election, 1982
Michigan
1978 ←
November 2, 1982 → 1986

  James Blanchard 1981 congressional photo.jpg
Nominee James Blanchard Richard Headlee
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,561,291 1,369,582
Percentage 51.36% 45.05%

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Governor before election

William Milliken
Republican

Elected Seal of Michigan Governor.svg
Governor

James Blanchard
Democratic

The 1982 Michigan gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1982.

The Democratic candidate was Congressman James Blanchard and the Republican candidate was insurance executive Richard Headlee.

Results[edit]

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1982[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Blanchard 1,561,291 51.36%
Republican Richard Headlee 1,369,582 45.05%
Tisch Independent Citizens Robert Tisch 80,288 2.64
Libertarian Dick Jacobs 15,603 0.51
American Independent (U.S.) James Phillips 7,356 0.24
Socialist Workers Tim Craine 3,682 0.12
Workers League Martin P. McLaughlin 1,980 0.07
Majority 1,632,138

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parker, Randy (June 6, 2010). "Our Campaigns: MI Governor". Our Campaigns.