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Nevada gubernatorial election, 1986

Nevada gubernatorial election, 1986

November 4, 1986 (1986-11-04)

 
Candidate Richard Bryan Patty Cafferata
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 187,268 65,081
Percentage 71.92% 25.00%

Governor before election

Richard Bryan
Democratic

Elected Governor

Richard Bryan
Democratic

The Nevada gubernatorial election of 1986 occurred on November 3, 1986. Incumbent Democratic governor Richard Bryan ran successfully for re-election to a second term as Governor of Nevada, defeating Republican candidate Patty Cafferata.

Results

Nevada gubernatorial election, 1986[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Richard Bryan (inc.) 187,268 71.92%
Republican Patty Cafferata 65,081 25.00%
None of These Candidates None of These Candidates 5,471 2.10%
Libertarian Lou Tomburello 2,555 0.98%
N/A Undervotes 1,557 0.59%
Total votes 261,932 100
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "1986 General Election Returns". Nevada Secretary of State. Retrieved December 29, 2014. 
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