Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1990 Article

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Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1990

←  1986 November 6, 1990 1994 →
  Lweicker.jpg John G. Rowland 1990 congressional photo.jpg Bruce Morrison.jpg
Nominee Lowell P. Weicker Jr. John G. Rowland Bruce Morrison
Party A Connecticut Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Eunice Groark Robert Jaekle Sandra Bender
Popular vote 460,576 427,840 236,641
Percentage 40.4% 37.5% 20.7%

Connecticut gubernatorial election results by municipality, 1990.svg
Municipal Results

Governor before election

Bill O'Neill
Democratic

Elected Governor

Lowell Weicker
A Connecticut Party

The Connecticut gubernatorial election of 1990 included a three-way race for a seat left open when Governor Bill O'Neill declined to run for re-election. A Connecticut Party nominee Lowell Weicker won the election, becoming the first third party candidate to win a gubernatorial election since the 1970s in Maine. [1]

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

A Connecticut Party

Results

General election results
Party Candidate Votes %
A Connecticut Party Lowell Weicker 460,576 40.94
Republican John G. Rowland 427,840 38.03
Democratic Bruce Morrison 236,641 21.03
Total votes 1,125,057 100.00

References

  1. ^ "Understanding the 1990 Connecticut Gubernatorial Election". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved August 29, 2016.