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Parents > United States > Montana > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 24, 1996 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 05, 1996 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1996 - 06:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1997 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2001 - 12:00pm
Turnout 50.71% Total Population
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Last ModifiedPaul November 13, 2012 04:50pm
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Description Chet Blaylock, the original Democratic candidate for Governor, died shortly before the election. Ballots listed Judy Jacobson as the Democratic candidate for both Governor and Lieutenant Governor; as such, she received 76,471 votes. An additional 7936 votes for Judy Jacobson brought her total to 84,407.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1992
NameMarc Racicot Votes209,401 (51.35%)
Term01/03/1993 - 01/03/1997 Margin10,980 (+2.69%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2000
NameJudy Martz Votes209,135 (50.98%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2005 Margin16,004 (+3.90%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 04, 1996 MT Governor - R Primary Marc Racicot
Jun 04, 1996 MT Governor - D Primary Chester M. "Chet" Blaylock
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Name (I) Gov. Marc Racicot Judy Jacobson  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes320,768 (79.17%) 84,407 (20.83%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -236,361 (-58.34%)  
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Cash On Hand 12/1 $337,057.00 $--  
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