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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 06, 1986 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1986 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1986 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 12, 1987 - 12:00pm
Term End January 14, 1991 - 12:00pm
Turnout 27.52% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedCaprice July 10, 2018 04:12am
Data SourcesIL State Board of Elections Vote Total Book, General 1986, Page 12
Description Democratic nominee Adlai Stevenson withdrew as the Democratic Candidate due to the nomination of Mark Fairchild for Lt. Governor. Fairchild was a supporter of Lyndon LaRouche and the Governor/Lt. Governor candidates ran on a ticket.

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1982
NameJames R. Thompson Votes1,816,101 (49.44%)
Term01/10/1983 - 01/12/1987 Margin5,074 (+0.14%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1990
NameJim Edgar Votes1,653,126 (50.75%)
Term01/14/1991 - 01/09/1995 Margin83,909 (+2.58%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 18, 1986 IL Governor - D Primary Adlai Stevenson III
D 836,416
Mar 18, 1986 IL Governor - R Primary James R. Thompson
R 452,746
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CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. James R. Thompson Sen. Adlai Stevenson III No Candidate Gary L. Shilts Diane Roling (W) Charles E. Keon (W) Wilbur L. Keeling
PartyRepublican Illinois Solidarity Democratic Libertarian Socialist Workers Independent Independent
Campaign Logo
Uncertified Votes1,655,945 (52.67%) 1,256,725 (39.97%) 208,841 (6.64%) 15,646 (0.50%) 6,843 (0.22%) 141 (0.00%) 30 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -399,220 (-12.70%) -1,447,104 (-46.02%) -1,640,299 (-52.17%) -1,649,102 (-52.45%) -1,655,804 (-52.66%) -1,655,915 (-52.67%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 12/1 $4,808,743.00 12/1 $1,614,502.00 $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website]
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IndP 6921
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Name (W) David L. Bernabie  
PartyIndependent  
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Uncertified Votes13 (0.00%)  
Margin-1,655,932 (-52.67%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
Website  
Entry Date --  
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