Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1982 Article

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Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1982

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Nominee Bill O'Neill Lewis Rome
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 578,264 497,773
Percentage 53.35% 45.93%

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Results by county

Governor before election

Bill O'Neill
Democratic

Elected Governor

Bill O'Neill
Democratic

The Connecticut gubernatorial election of 1982 took place on November 2, 1982. Incumbent Democratic governor Bill O'Neill assumed the governor's office in 1980 after Ella T. Grasso resigned. Bill O'Neill won against former Connecticut state senator Lewis Rome for his first full term in the governor's office.

Results

Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1982 [1]
Democratic Bill O'Neill 578,264 53.35% -5.80%
Republican Lewis Rome 497,773 45.93% +5.19%
Libertarian Walter Gengarelly 7,839 0.72%
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Majority 72,652 7.42% -10.99%
Turnout 1,083,876
Democratic hold Swing {{{swing}}}

References

  1. ^ "1982 Statement of Vote" (PDF). Connecticut Secretary of State. Retrieved 21 June 2016.