Michigan gubernatorial election, 1990

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

  John Engler.jpg James Blanchard 1981 congressional photo.jpg
Nominee John Engler James Blanchard
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,276,134 1,258,539
Percentage 49.76% 49.07%

Seal of Michigan Governor.svg
Governor before election

James Blanchard
Democratic

Elected Seal of Michigan Governor.svg
Governor

John Engler
Republican

The 1990 Michigan gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1990, to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the state of Michigan. John Engler, a member of the Republican Party and State Senate majority leader, was elected over Democratic Party nominee James Blanchard, who was seeking his third term. In what turned out to be one of the closest elections in recent memory, Engler won by a 17,000 vote margin. The voter turnout was 38.6%.[1]

Results[edit]

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Engler 1,276,134 49.76%
Democratic James Blanchard 1,258,539 49.07%
Workers World William Roundtree 28,091 1.10%
Majority

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Election Voter Registration/Turnout Statistics". State of Michigan official website.