Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 1994

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Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 1994
Rhode Island
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  Lincoln Almond.jpg
Candidate Lincoln Almond Myrth York Robert J. Healey
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 171,194 157,361 32,822
Percentage 47.37% 43.54% 9.08%

Governor before election

Bruce Sundlun
Democratic

Elected Governor

Lincoln Almond
Republican

The 1994 Rhode Island gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1994. Republican Lincoln Almond defeated Democrat Myrth York.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Myrth York 56,719 57.22
Democratic Bruce Sundlun (Incumbent) 27,432 27.67
Democratic Louise Durfee 11,914 12.02
Democratic Donald Gill 3,067 3.09
Total votes 99,132 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lincoln Almond 26,873 59.69
Republican Ronald Machtley 18,150 40.31
Total votes 45,023 100.00

Independents[edit]

  • Robert Healey, businessman

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Almond (R) York (D)
Brown University Oct. 2, 1994 38% 37%

Election results[edit]

Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 1994[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Lincoln Almond 171,194 47.37% +13.10%
Democratic Myrth York 157,361 43.54% -18.01%
Independent Robert Healey 32,822 9.08%
Majority 13,833 3.83% -23.45%
Turnout 362,377
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

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