1986 Nevada gubernatorial election

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Nevada gubernatorial election, 1986

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Nominee Richard Bryan Patty Cafferata
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 187,268 65,081
Percentage 71.9% 25.0%

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County results
Bryan:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Governor before election

Richard Bryan
Democratic

Elected Governor

Richard Bryan
Democratic

The Nevada gubernatorial election of 1986 occurred on November 4, 1986. Incumbent Democratic governor Richard Bryan won re-election to a second term as Governor of Nevada, defeating Republican candidate Patty Cafferata.

Results[edit]

Nevada gubernatorial election, 1986[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Richard Bryan (incumbent) 187,268 71.92%
Republican Patty Cafferata 65,081 25.00%
None of These Candidates None of These Candidates 5,471 2.10%
Libertarian Lou Tomburello 2,555 0.98%
N/A Undervotes 1,557 0.59%
Total votes 261,932 100
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1986 General Election Returns". Nevada Secretary of State. Archived from the original on July 3, 2014. Retrieved December 29, 2014.