1990 Tennessee gubernatorial election

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1990 Tennessee gubernatorial election

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  Ned R. McWherter speaking at a ceremony, Dec 17, 1988.JPEG 3x4.svg
Nominee Ned McWherter Dwight Henry
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 479,990 288,904
Percentage 60.8% 36.6%

Tennessee Governor Election Results by County, 1990.svg
County Results
McWherter:
     40-50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Henry:
     40–50%      50–60%

Governor before election

Ned McWherter
Democratic

Elected Governor

Ned McWherter
Democratic

The Tennessee gubernatorial election of 1990 took place on November 6, 1990. Incumbent Democrat Ned McWherter was successfully reelected, defeating his Republican opponent Dwight Henry, a little-known one term member of the Tennessee House of Representatives.

Results[edit]

Tennessee gubernatorial election, 1990[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Ned McWherter 479,990 60.83%
Republican Dwight Henry 288,904 36.61%
Independent W. Curtis Jacox 10,980 1.39%
Independent David Brandon Shepard 9,094 1.15%
N/A Write-ins 100 0.01%
Total votes 789,068 100%
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leip, David. "1990 Gubernatorial General Election Results – Tennessee". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved 2017-12-23.