Vermont gubernatorial election, 1994

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1994
Vermont
1992 ←
November 8, 1994
→ 1996

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Nominee Howard Dean David F. Kelley Thomas J. Morse
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Popular vote 145,661 40,292 15,000
Percentage 68.69% 19.00% 7.07%

Governor before election

Howard Dean
Democratic

Elected Governor

Howard Dean
Democratic

The 1994 Vermont gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1994. Incumbent Governor Howard Dean won re-election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic Primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Dean (inc.) 25,544 95.61%
Democratic Write-ins 1,173 4.39%
Totals 26,717 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • David F. Kelley
  • Thomas J. Morse
  • John Gropper, businessman
  • Gus Jaccacci

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David F. Kelley 9,864 33.53%
Republican Thomas J. Gottlieb 8,508 28.92%
Republican John Gropper 7,675 26.09%
Republican Write-ins 1,744 5.93%
Republican Gus Jaccacci 1,626 5.53%
Totals 29,417 100.00%

Liberty Union primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Richard F. Gottlieb

Results[edit]

Liberty Union primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberty Union Richard F. Gottlieb 278 90.55%
Liberty Union Write-ins 29 9.45%
Totals 307 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1994[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Howard Dean (inc.) 145,661 68.69% -6.04%
Republican David F. Kelley 40,292 19.00% -4.04%
Independent Thomas J. Morse 15,000 7.07%
Grassroots Dennis Lane 2,118 1.00%
Independent William Brueckner 2,071 0.98%
Independent Gus Jaccaci 2,043 0.96%
Liberty Union Richard F. Gottlieb 1,733 0.82% -0.27%
Natural Law Bill Brunelle 1,668 0.79%
Write-ins 1,460 0.69%
Majority 105,369 49.69% -2.00%
Turnout 212,046
Democratic hold Swing

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