1987 United States gubernatorial elections
3 states; 1 territory
United States gubernatorial elections were held on November 3, 1987 in three states and one territory. Democrats retained all three seats up for election although three new people were elected governor.
A bolded state name features an article about the specific election.
|Kentucky||Martha Layne Collins||Democratic||Term-limited, Democratic victory||Wallace G. Wilkinson (Democratic) 64.5%|
John Harper (Republican) 34.9%
|Louisiana||Edwin Edwards||Democratic||Advanced in primary (27.9%), withdrew from runoff||Buddy Roemer (Democratic) 33.2%|
Bob Livingston (Republican) 18.5%
Billy Tauzin (Democratic) 9.9%
Jim Brown (Democratic) 8.9%
Speedy O. Long (Democratic) 1.2%
|Mississippi||William Allain||Democratic||Retired, Democratic victory||Ray Mabus (Democratic) 53.4%|
Jack Reed (Republican) 46.6%
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