1986 Wyoming gubernatorial election

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Wyoming gubernatorial election, 1986

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Nominee Mike Sullivan Pete Simpson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 88,879 75,841
Percentage 54.0% 46.0%

Wyoming Governor Election Results by County, 1986.svg
County Results

Sullivan:      50–60%      60–70%

Simpson:      50-60%

Governor before election

Edgar Herschler
Democratic

Elected Governor

Mike Sullivan
Democratic

The Wyoming gubernatorial election of 1986 took place on November 4, 1986. Incumbent Democrat Edgar Herschler retired rather than run for an unprecedented fourth term as Governor of Wyoming. Democratic Attorney Mike Sullivan defeated former Republican State Representative Pete Simpson.

Results[edit]

Wyoming gubernatorial election, 1986[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Mike Sullivan 88,879 53.96
Republican Pete Simpson 75,841 46.04
Total votes 164,720 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1986 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Wyoming". U.S Election Atlas. Retrieved 30 April 2017.