1984 Missouri gubernatorial election

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1984

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  John Ashcroft official photo as Governor (cropped).jpg Kenneth J. Rothman (cropped).jpg
Nominee John Ashcroft Ken Rothman
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,194,506 913,700
Percentage 56.7% 43.3%

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County Results

Ashcroft:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Rothman:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Kit Bond
Republican

Elected Governor

John Ashcroft
Republican

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1984 was Missouri's 46th gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 6, 1984 and resulted in a victory for the Republican nominee, Missouri Attorney General John Ashcroft, over the Democratic candidate, Lt. Governor Ken Rothman, and Independent Bob Allen.

Results[edit]

1984 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Ashcroft 1,194,506 56.66 +4.03
Democratic Ken Rothman 913,700 43.34 -3.68
Independent Bob Allen 4 0.00
Majority 280,806 13.32 +7.71
Turnout 2,108,210 42.88 +0.41
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MO Governor Race - Nov 06, 1984". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-10.