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Parents > United States > Michigan > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1986 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1986 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1986 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1987 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1991 - 12:00pm
Turnout 25.88% Total Population
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Last ModifiedRBH June 14, 2009 03:22pm
Data SourcesThe Michigan Manual: [Link]
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1982
NameJames J. "Jim" Blanchard Votes1,561,291 (51.36%)
Term01/03/1983 - 01/03/1987 Margin191,709 (+6.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1990
NameJohn Engler Votes1,276,134 (49.76%)
Term01/03/1991 - 01/03/1995 Margin17,595 (+0.69%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 05, 1986 MI Governor - D Primary James J. "Jim" Blanchard D 457,065
Aug 05, 1986 MI Governor - R Primary William Lucas R 582,327
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Name (I) Gov. James J. "Jim" Blanchard County Executive William Lucas Martin P. McLaughlin Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Workers League Other  
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Uncertified Votes1,632,138 (68.10%) 753,647 (31.45%) 9,477 (0.40%) 1,302 (0.05%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -878,491 (-36.66%) -1,622,661 (-67.71%) -1,630,836 (-68.05%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $988,228.00 12/1 $988,016.00 $-- $--  
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Entry Date 06/01/1986 -- -- --  
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