Oregon gubernatorial election, 1986

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Oregon gubernatorial election, 1986
Oregon
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November 4, 1986
→ 1990

  Neil Goldschmidt.jpg Norma Paulus 2008.jpg
Nominee Neil Goldschmidt Norma Paulus
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 549,456 506,989
Percentage 51.85% 47.85%

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County Results

Governor before election

Victor G. Atiyeh
Republican

Elected Governor

Neil Goldschmidt
Democratic

The 1986 Oregon gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 1986. Democratic nominee Neil Goldschmidt defeated Republican Norma Paulus to win the election.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Neil Goldschmidt, former United States Secretary of Transportation and former Mayor of Portland, Oregon

Republican[edit]

Norma Paulus, Oregon Secretary of State

Election results[edit]

The official results of the election were:[1]

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Neil Goldschmidt 549,456 51.85%
Republican Norma Paulus 506,989 47.85%
write-ins 3,188 0.3%
Totals 1,059,633 100%
Democratic gain from Republican

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OR Governor Race - Nov 4, 1986". Our Campaign. 2010-07-26. Retrieved 2010-08-20.