Michigan gubernatorial election, 1994

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

  John Engler.jpg HowardWolpe.jpg
Nominee John Engler Howard Wolpe
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,899,101 1,188,438
Percentage 61.50% 38.50%

Seal of Michigan Governor.svg
Governor before election

John Engler
Republican

Elected Seal of Michigan Governor.svg
Governor

John Engler
Republican

The 1994 Michigan gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1994, to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the state of Michigan. Incumbent Governor John Engler, a member of the Republican Party, was re-elected over Democratic Party nominee and Congressman Howard Wolpe. The election was contested by incumbent John Engler.[citation needed] The voter turnout was 45.5%.[1]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Engler (R) Wolpe (D)
WDIV-TV Oct. 30, 1994 56% 30%
Detroit News Oct. 16, 1994 54% 29%
WJBK-TV Sep. 16, 1994 50% 39%

Results[edit]

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Engler 1,899,101 61.50%
Democratic Howard Wolpe 1,188,438 38.50%
Majority 3,087,538
Republican hold

References[edit]

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