1992 Indiana gubernatorial election
Blue counties won by Bayh.
Red counties won by Pearson.
The 1992 Indiana gubernatorial Election was held on November 3, 1992. Incumbent Governor Evan Bayh, a Democrat, won reelection over his Republican challenger, Linley E. Pearson with 62% of the vote. He was the first Democratic governor of Indiana to win reelection since governors became eligible for election to consecutive terms in office in 1972.
Incumbent Governor Evan Bayh won unopposed.
|Democratic||Evan Bayh (Incumbent)||298,478||100.00|
- Linley E. Pearson, Indiana Attorney General
- H. Dean Evans, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
- John A. Johnson, former Republican nominee for Congress in the 5th District
|Republican||Linley E. Pearson||223,373||48.9|
|Republican||H. Dean Evans||153,089||33.5|
|Republican||John A. Johnson||80,784||17.7|
The New Alliance Party nominated Mary Barton to be its gubernatorial candidate in 1992. Elmetta Wellington became the nominee for lieutenant governor.
Bayh won the election with 62% of the popular vote to Pearson's 37%. Bayh's total in the popular vote was the largest in recent history.
|Democratic||Evan Bayh (incumbent)||1,382,151||62.0|
|Republican||Linley E. Pearson||822,533||36.9|
|New Alliance||Mary Barton||24,378||1.1|
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