1990 Arkansas gubernatorial election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Arkansas gubernatorial election, 1990

← 1986 November 6, 1990 1994 →
  Bill Clinton.jpg Sheffield Nelson 2011 (cropped).jpg
Nominee Bill Clinton Sheffield Nelson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 400,386 295,925
Percentage 57.49% 42.49%

Arkansas Governor Election Results by County, 1990.svg
County Results

Clinton:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Nelson:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Bill Clinton

Elected Governor

Bill Clinton

The Arkansas gubernatorial election of 1990 took place on November 6, 1990.

Incumbent Democratic Governor Bill Clinton won re-election in a two-way race against Democrat turned Republican Sheffield Nelson with more than 57% of the vote. This was Clinton's fourth consecutive, and fifth overall, term as Governor of Arkansas, as well as his final term (he was elected to the presidency in 1992).