New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 1996

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New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 1996
New Hampshire
1994 ←
November 5, 1996
→ 1998

  Jeanne Shaheen, official Senate photo portrait, 2009.jpg
Nominee Jeanne Shaheen Ovide Lamontagne
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 284,175 196,321
Percentage 57.17% 39.50%

Governor before election

Steve Merrill
Republican

Elected Governor

Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic

The 1996 New Hampshire gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 1996. State Senator Jeanne Shaheen won the election.

Election results[edit]

New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 1996[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jeanne Shaheen 284,175 57.17% +31.62%
Republican Ovide Lamontagne 196,321 39.50% -30.44%
Independent Fred Bramante 10,316 2.08%
Libertarian Robert Kingsbury 5,974 1.20% -3.20%
Write-ins 254 0.05%
Majority 87,854 17.68% -26.71%
Turnout 497,040
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

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