Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 1994

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Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 1994
Rhode Island
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  Lincoln Almond.jpg
Candidate Lincoln Almond Myrth York Robert Healey
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 171,194 157,361 32,822
Percentage 47.37% 43.54% 9.08%

The 1994 Rhode Island gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1994. Republican Lincoln Almond defeated Democrat Myrth York.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Myrth York 56,719 57.22%
Democratic Bruce Sundlun (inc.) 27,432 27.67%
Democratic Louise Durfee 11,914 12.02%
Democratic Donald Gill 3,067 3.09%
Totals 99,132 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lincoln Almond 26,873 59.69%
Republican Ronald Machtley 18,150 40.31%
Totals 45,023 100.00%

Independents[edit]

  • Robert Healey, businessman

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Almond (R) York (D)
Brown University Oct. 2, 1994 38% 37%

Election results[edit]

Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 1994[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Lincoln Almond 171,194 47.37% +13.10%
Democratic Myrth York 157,361 43.54% -18.01%
Independent Robert Healey 32,822 9.08%
Majority 13,833 3.83% -23.45%
Turnout 362,377
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

References[edit]