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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1992 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1992 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1992 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1993 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1997 - 12:00pm
Turnout 36.66% Total Population
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedRBH September 07, 2010 01:04pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1988
NameGaston Caperton Votes382,421 (58.87%)
Term01/03/1989 - 01/03/1993 Margin115,249 (+17.74%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1996
NameCecil Underwood Votes324,518 (51.63%)
Term01/03/1997 - 01/03/2001 Margin36,648 (+5.83%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 12, 1992 WV Governor - D Primary Gaston Caperton
D 333,327
May 12, 1992 WV Governor - R Primary Cleveland K. "Cleve" Benedict
R 120,519
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Name (I) Gov. Gaston Caperton Commissioner of Agriculture Cleveland K. "Cleve" Benedict (W) St. Sen. Charlotte Pritt  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Democrat  
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Certified Votes368,302 (56.01%) 240,390 (36.56%) 48,873 (7.43%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -127,912 (-19.45%) -319,429 (-48.58%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $1,144,200.00 12/1 $705,881.00 12/1 $24,221.00  
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