1990 Alabama gubernatorial election Article

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Alabama gubernatorial election, 1990

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Nominee H. Guy Hunt Paul Hubbert
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 633,519 582,106
Percentage 52.1% 47.9%

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County Results
Hunt:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Hubbert:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Governor before election

H. Guy Hunt
Republican

Elected Governor

H. Guy Hunt
Republican

The 1990 Alabama gubernatorial election was held on 6 November 1990 to select the governor of the state of Alabama. The election saw incumbent Republican governor Guy Hunt defeat Democrat Paul Hubbert, executive secretary of the Alabama Education Association.

Democratic primary

The Democratic primary saw teachers' union head Paul Hubbert defeat Attorney General of Alabama Don Siegelman for the Democratic nomination. No candidate gained a majority in the 5 June primary requiring a runoff between the top two candidates. [1]

Primary election

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Paul Hubbert 233,808 31.5
Democratic Don Siegelman 184,635 24.9
Democratic Fob James 160,121 21.6
Democratic Ronnie Flippo 128,105 17.3
Democratic Charles Bishop 31,684 4.3
Democratic Ed Daw 3,357 0.5
Total votes 741,710 100

Source: 1990 Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Election Results – Alabama

Runoff election

Democratic runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Paul Hubbert 309,609 53.6
Democratic Don Siegelman 267,588 46.4
Total votes 577,197 100


Source: 1990 Gubernatorial Democratic Runoff Election Results – Alabama

Election result

1990 gubernatorial election, Alabama
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Guy Hunt 633,519 52.1
Democratic Paul Hubbert 582,106 47.9
Majority 51,413 4.2
Turnout 1,215,625 39.7

References

  1. ^ "Union Head Wins Alabama Race". The New York Times. 1990-06-28. Retrieved 2008-07-07.