1982 Arizona gubernatorial election

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1982 Arizona gubernatorial election

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  Bruce babbitt.jpg No image.svg Sam Steiger Congressional photo.jpg
Nominee Bruce Babbitt Leo Corbet Sam Steiger
Party Democratic Republican Libertarian
Popular vote 453,795 235,877 36,649
Percentage 62.5% 32.5% 5.0%

Arizona pre-1983 map All-Democratic.svg
Election results by county

Governor before election

Bruce Babbitt
Democratic

Elected Governor

Bruce Babbitt
Democratic

The 1982 Arizona gubernatorial election took place on November 2, 1982 for the post of Governor of Arizona. Democratic incumbent Bruce Babbitt defeated Republican nominee Leo Corbet and Libertarian candidate and former U.S. Representative Sam Steiger.

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Arizona gubernatorial election, 1982[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Bruce Babbitt (inc.) 453,795 62.47% +10.00%
Republican Leo Corbet 235,877 32.47% -12.31%
Libertarian Sam Steiger 36,649 5.05% +3.12%
write-ins 43 0.01%
Majority 217,918 30.00% +22.29%
Turnout 726,364
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-02. Retrieved 2013-12-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)