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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 01, 1985 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1985 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1985 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 21, 1986 - 12:00pm
Term End January 16, 1990 - 12:00pm
Turnout 26.78% Total Population
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last Modified*crickets chirp* December 13, 2004 06:57pm
Data SourcesFitzgerald's Legislative Almanac, 1990.
Description Governor Thomas Kean (R) seeks a second term against Essex County Executive Peter Shapiro (D).
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1981
NameThomas H. Kean Votes1,145,999 (49.46%)
Term01/19/1982 - 01/21/1986 Margin1,797 (+0.08%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1989
NameJim Florio Votes1,379,937 (61.23%)
Term01/16/1990 - 01/17/1994 Margin541,384 (+24.02%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 04, 1985 NJ Governor - D Primary Peter Shapiro
D 326,403
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Name (I) Gov. Thomas H. Kean St. Rep. Peter Shapiro David Rodger Headrick Virginia A. Flynn Mark Satinoff Julius Levin George M. Fishman
PartyRepublican Democratic The True Light Libertarian Socialist Workers Socialist Labor Communist
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Uncertified Votes1,372,631 (69.58%) 578,402 (29.32%) 8,537 (0.43%) 4,710 (0.24%) 3,703 (0.19%) 2,740 (0.14%) 1,901 (0.10%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -794,229 (-40.26%) -1,364,094 (-69.15%) -1,367,921 (-69.35%) -1,368,928 (-69.40%) -1,369,891 (-69.45%) -1,370,730 (-69.49%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 12/1 $2,253,141.00 12/1 $1,975,138.00 $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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