1992 North Dakota gubernatorial election

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North Dakota gubernatorial election, 1992

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Nominee Ed Schafer Nicholas Spaeth
Party Republican Democratic-NPL
Running mate Rosemarie Myrdal Julie Hill
Popular vote 176,398 123,845
Percentage 55.96 39.29

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County Results

Schafer:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%

Spaeth:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

George A. Sinner

Elected Governor

Ed Schafer

The 1992 North Dakota gubernatorial election took place on 3 November 1992. Incumbent Democratic-NPL Governor George A. Sinner could not run for a third term in a row. Republican nominee Ed Schafer defeated Democratic former Attorney General of North Dakota Nicholas Spaeth by a substantial although not sweeping margin.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2014-05-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)