Vermont gubernatorial election, 1984 Article

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1984

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Nominee Madeleine M. Kunin John J. Easton, Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 116,938 113,264
Percentage 50.0% 48.5%

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County results

Governor before election

Richard A. Snelling
Republican

Elected Governor

Madeleine M. Kunin
Democratic

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1984 took place on November 6, 1984. Incumbent Republican Richard A. Snelling did not run for another term as Governor of Vermont. Democratic candidate Madeleine M. Kunin defeated Republican candidate John J. Easton, Jr. to succeed him. Kunin's win coincided with the presidential election, which saw Republican Ronald Reagan win Vermont with nearly 58% of the vote.

Republican primary

Results

Republican primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John J. Easton, Jr. 30,436 60.9
Republican Hilton Wick 19,170 38.3
Republican Other 382 0.8
Total votes 49,988 100

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Madeleine M. Kunin 17,236 97.9
Democratic Other 370 2.1
Total votes 17,606 100

Liberty Union primary

Results

Liberty Union primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberty Union Richard F. Gottlieb 228 88.4
Liberty Union Other 30 11.6
Total votes 258 100

General election

Results

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1984 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Madeleine M. Kunin 116,938 50.0
Republican John J. Easton, Jr. 113,264 48.5
Liberty Union Richard F. Gottlieb 695 0.3
Libertarian William Wicker 1,904 0.8
Citizens Marian Wagner 730 0.3
N/A Other 222 0.1
Total votes 233,753 100

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.