1985 Pittsburgh mayoral election

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Pittsburgh mayoral election, 1985
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← 1981 November 5, 1985 1989 →
 
Nominee Richard Caliguiri Henry Sneath
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 62,709 17,853
Percentage 76.5% 21.8%

Mayor before election

Richard Caliguiri
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Richard Caliguiri
Democratic

The Mayoral election of 1985 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was held on Tuesday, November 5, 1985. The incumbent mayor, Richard Caliguiri of the Democratic Party chose to run for his third term.

Calagiri won by over 50 points in a city where Democrats outnumber Republicans by a 5 to 1 margin. The Republican nominee was attorney Henry Sneath. A total of 81,997 votes were cast.

Pittsburgh mayoral election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Richard Caliguiri 62,709 76.5
Republican Henry Sneath 17,853 21.8
Turnout 81,997
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  • "Republican mayoral candidates through the years". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 7 November 2007. Retrieved 18 September 2009.


Preceded by
1981
Pittsburgh mayoral election
1985
Succeeded by
1989