Maine gubernatorial election, 1990

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Maine gubernatorial election, 1990
Maine
← 1986 November 6, 1990 1994 →
  John R. McKernan (Maine Governor).jpg JosephBrennan.jpg
Nominee John R. McKernan, Jr. Joseph E. Brennan Andrew Adam
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 243,766 230,038 48,377
Percentage 46.7% 44.1% 9.3%

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County results
  Counties won by Brennan
  Counties won by McKernan

Governor before election

John R. McKernan, Jr.
Republican

Elected Governor

John R. McKernan, Jr.
Republican

The 1990 Maine gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1990. Incumbent Republican Governor John McKernan defeated Democratic Party challenger (and former Governor) Joseph E. Brennan in a tight contest. Independent Andrew Adam took in 9.3% of the vote.

Results[edit]

1990 Gubernatorial Election, Maine
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John R. McKernan (Incumbent) 243,766 46.7% -
Democratic Joseph E. Brennan 230,038 44.1% -
Independent Andrew Adam 48,377 9.3% -
Majority 13,728 2.6%