New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 1996 Article

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New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 1996

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Nominee Jeanne Shaheen Ovide Lamontagne
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 284,175 196,321
Percentage 57.2% 39.5%

New Hampshire Election Results by County, all Democratic.svg
County results

Governor before election

Steve Merrill
Republican

Elected Governor

Jeanne Shaheen
Democratic

The 1996 New Hampshire gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 1996. State Senator Jeanne Shaheen won the election.

Election results

New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 1996 [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jeanne Shaheen 284,175 57.17% +31.62%
Republican Ovide Lamontagne 196,321 39.50% -30.44%
Independent Fred Bramante 10,316 2.08%
Libertarian Robert Kingsbury 5,974 1.20% -3.20%
Write-ins 254 0.05%
Majority 87,854 17.68% -26.71%
Turnout 497,040
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

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