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1988 Utah gubernatorial election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1988 Utah gubernatorial election

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Norman Bangerter (Utah Governor).jpg
Ted Wilson 1984.jpeg
Merrillcook.jpg
Nominee Norman H. Bangerter Ted Wilson Merrill Cook
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 260,462 249,321 136,651
Percentage 40.13% 38.41% 21.05%

Utah Governor Election Results by County, 1988.svg
County Results
Bangerter:      30–40%      40–50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Wilson:      30–40%      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Governor before election

Norman H. Bangerter
Republican

Elected Governor

Norman H. Bangerter
Republican

The 1988 Utah gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1988. Republican nominee and incumbent Governor Norman H. Bangerter defeated Democratic nominee Ted Wilson and independent Merrill Cook with 40.13% of the vote.

Republican nomination

Candidates

Declared

Withdrawn

Results

Bangerter defeated Samuels at the state convention on June 11[4] with over 70% of the vote and therefore avoided a primary.[5]

Republican convention, 11 June 1988[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norm Bangerter (incumbent) 1,502 80.6%
Republican W. Dean Samuels 361 19.4%
Write-in Merrill Cook 1 0.1%
Total votes 1,864

Democratic nomination

Candidates

Declared

Results

Wilson defeated Hewett at the state convention on June 25 with over 70% of the vote and therefore avoided a primary.

Democratic convention, 25 June 1988[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Wilson 1,654 97.4%
Democratic David E. Hewett 44 2.6%
Total votes 1,698

American Party nomination

Candidates

Declared

  • Arly H. Pedersen, National Chairman[9]
  • Lawrence Ray Topham, perennial candidate

Results

Pedersen defeated Topham at the state convention on June 25[10] with over 70% of the vote and therefore avoided a primary.[11]

American Party convention, 25 June 1988[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
American Arly H. Pedersen 42 77.8%
American Lawrence Rey Topham 12 22.2%
Total votes 54

General election

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Norm
Bangerter (R)
Ted
Wilson (D)
Merrill
Cook (I)
Other Undecided
Dan Jones & Associates April 19–21, 1988 904 ± 3.0% 28% 56% 8% 1% 7%
Deseret News/KSL (May 3, 1988) 27% 52% 6% 1%
Dan Jones & Associates (June 27, 1988) 30% 49% 11%
Dan Jones & Associates July 26–28, 1988 905 ± 3.2% 31% 50% 12% 1% 7%
Dan Jones & Associates (September 3, 1988) 31% 50% 12%
Dan Jones & Associates November 6, 1988 36% 36% 24%

Candidates

  • Ted Wilson, Democratic
  • Norm Bangerter, Republican
  • Arly H. Pedersen, American
  • Merrill Cook, Independent
  • Kitty K. Burton, Libertarian

Results

1988 Utah gubernatorial election[13][14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Norman H. Bangerter 260,462 40.13%
Democratic Ted Wilson 249,321 38.41%
Independent Merrill Cook 136,651 21.05%
Libertarian Kitty K. Burton 1,661 0.26%
American Arly H. Pedersen 1,019 0.16%
Majority 11,141 1.72%
Turnout 649,114 100.00%
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Here's a list of those who've filed to run for public office throughout the State". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. 16 April 1988. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Midvale educator jumps into race for Governor, vowing to battle taxes". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. 20 April 1988. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  3. ^ Bernick, Bob Jr. (13 April 1988). "Huntsman bows out of State House race". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  4. ^ Bernick, Bob Jr. (10 June 1988). "Bangerter tries to win back dissidents". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Ex-candidate decides against fighting Bangerter nomination". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. 14 July 1988. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  6. ^ Davidson, Lee (20 June 1988). "Bangerter's convention win challenged. Kearns legislative candidate says write-ins for Cook weren't counted". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  7. ^ Bernick, Bob Jr. (17 April 1988). "They're off! But Utah's political sprint may resemble walkathon more than a horse race". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  8. ^ Bernick, Bob Jr. (26 June 1988). "Demos relish 'new unity'. Wilson will lead slate that has rousing support". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  9. ^ World Almanac 1989, p. 332.
  10. ^ Davidson, Lee (26 June 1988). "American Party's convention fraught with mudslinging. Chairman wins nomination for Governor's race by 78 percent of vote". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  11. ^ Davidson, Lee (30 June 1988). "American Party nomination assailed". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  12. ^ "UT Governor, 1988 - Amer Convention". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  13. ^ "UT Governor, 1988". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  14. ^ "1988 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Utah". US Election Atlas. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  15. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 82.

Bibliography

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