Ohio gubernatorial election, 1994

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

  George Voinovich, official photo portrait, 2009.jpg
Nominee George Voinovich Rob Burch
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,401,572 835,849
Percentage 71.77% 24.98%

Ohio Governor Election Results by County, 1994.svg

Election results by county

Governor before election

George Voinovich
Republican

Elected Governor

George Voinovich
Republican

The 1994 Ohio gubernatorial election took place on November 8, 1994. Incumbent Republican Governor of Ohio George Voinovich ran for re-election to a second and final term as Governor. Voinovich won his party's nomination uncontested and was opposed by State Senator Rob Burch, who won a competitive Democratic primary. Ultimately, Voinovich capitalized on his massive popularity with Ohio and won re-election in an overwhelming landslide, crushing Burch and winning over 70% of the vote.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rob Burch 408,161 58.78%
Democratic Peter Michael Schuller 286,276 41.22%
Totals 694,437 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Voinovich (inc.) 750,781 100.00%
Totals 750,781 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Ohio gubernatorial election, 1994[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican George Voinovich (inc.) 2,401,572 71.77% +16.04%
Democratic Rob Burch 835,849 24.98% -19.29%
Independent Billy R. Inmon 108,745 3.25%
Write-ins 72 0.00%
Majority 1,565,723 46.79% +35.33%
Turnout 3,346,238
Republican hold Swing

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