1986 Arizona gubernatorial election

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1986 Arizona gubernatorial election

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Nominee Evan Mecham Carolyn Warner Bill Schulz
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 343,913 298,986 224,085
Percentage 39.7% 34.5% 25.8%

Arizona gubernatorial election 1986.svg
Election results by county

Governor before election

Bruce Babbitt
Democratic

Elected Governor

Evan Mecham
Republican

The 1986 Arizona gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 1986 for the post of Governor of Arizona. Republican Evan Mecham defeated the Democratic nominee and State Superintendent Carolyn Warner and independent candidate Bill Schulz.

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Arizona gubernatorial election, 1986[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Evan Mecham 343,913 39.67% +7.20%
Democratic Carolyn Warner 298,986 34.49% -27.98%
Independent Bill Schulz 224,085 25.85%
Majority 44,927 5.18% -24.82%
Turnout 866,984
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-02. Retrieved 2014-12-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)