Washington gubernatorial election, 1984

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Washington gubernatorial election, 1984
Washington (state)
1980 ←
November 6, 1984 → 1988

  Booth Gardner.jpg JohnDSpellman.jpg
Nominee Booth Gardner John Spellman
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,006,993 881,994
Percentage 53.31% 46.69%

Governor before election

John Spellman

Elected Governor

Booth Gardner

The State of Washington holds its gubernatorial election every fourth year, concurrent with the United States presidential election. This election took place on November 6, 1984; and resulted in the defeat of Governor John Spellman, despite his party's presidential candidate's landslide re-election.

General election results[edit]

Governor of Washington election, 1984[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Booth Gardner 1,006,993 53.31%
Republican John Spellman 881,994 46.69%