1994 Oregon gubernatorial election

The 1994 Oregon gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1994. Democratic nominee John Kitzhaber won the election, defeating Republican Denny Smith.

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1994

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Nominee John Kitzhaber Denny Smith
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 622,083 517,874
Percentage 51.0% 42.4%

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County results:

Kitzhaber:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

Smith:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Governor before election

Barbara Roberts
Democratic

Elected Governor

John Kitzhaber
Democratic

PollingEdit

Source Date Kitzhaber (D) Smith (R)
KPTV Sep. 11, 1994 50% 29%

ResultsEdit

Official results are as follows:[1]

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Kitzhaber 622,083 50.95%
Republican Denny Smith 517,874 42.41%
American Ed Hickam 58,449 4.79%
Libertarian Danford P. Vander Ploeg 20,183 1.65%
Independent Write-ins 2,421 0.20%
Total votes 1,221,010 100.00%
Democratic hold

ReferencesEdit