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1996 Election Results: Governors and Superintendents

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Voters chose 11 governors and 5 state school superintendents last week.

The 1996 Governors

Delaware

Thomas R. Carper* (D) defeated Janet Rzewnicki (R)

Indiana

Frank O'Bannon (D) defeated Stephen Goldsmith (R)

Missouri

Mel Carnahan* (D) defeated Margaret Kelly (R)

Montana

Marc Racicot* (R) defeated Judy Jacobson** (D)

New Hampshire

Jeanne Shaheen (D) defeated Ovide Lamontagne (R)

North Carolina

James B. Hunt Jr.* (D) defeated Robin Hayes (R)

North Dakota

Edward T. Schafer* (R) defeated Lee Kaldor (D)

Utah

Michael O. Leavitt* (R) defeated Jim Bradley (D)

Vermont

Howard Dean* (D) defeated John Gropper (R)

Washington

Gary Locke (D) defeated Ellen Craswell (R)

West Virginia

Cecil H. Underwood (R) defeated Charlotte Pritt (D)

The 1996 School Superintendents:

Indiana

Suellen Reed* (R) defeated Ann McBride England (D)

Montana

Nancy Keenan* (D) defeated Wayne Buchanan (R)

North Carolina

Mike Ward (D) defeated Vernon Robinson (R)

North Dakota

Wayne G. Sanstead* defeated Ray Holmberg

Washington

Terry Bergeson defeated Ron Taber

* Incumbent

**Ms. Jacobson was selected in place of the original Democratic nominee, Chet Blaylock, who died last month.

In North Dakota and Washington state, the candidates ran on a nonpartisan ballot.

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