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  VA Lt. Governor
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Parents > United States > Virginia > Lieutenant Governor
OfficeLieutenant Governor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 00, 1985 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1985 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1985 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1986 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1990 - 12:00pm
Turnout 24.73% Total Population
ContributorThe Sunset Provision
Last ModifiedThe Sunset Provision April 08, 2006 11:39am
Data SourcesThe Almanac of Virginia Politics, 1987 edition.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1981
NameRichard Joseph Davis Votes750,743 (55.47%)
Term01/20/1982 - 01/20/1986 Margin148,029 (+10.94%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1989
NameDonald S. "Don" Beyer Jr. Votes934,377 (54.14%)
Term01/20/1990 - 01/20/1994 Margin143,017 (+8.29%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 01, 1985 VA Lt. Governor - R Convention John H. Chichester
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Name L. Douglas Wilder John H. Chichester  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes685,329 (51.84%) 636,695 (48.16%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -48,634 (-3.68%)  
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Cash On Hand 0/0 $695,568.00 0/0 $881,700.00  
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