1996 Election Results: Governors and Superintendents
Voters chose 11 governors and 5 state school superintendents last week.
The 1996 Governors
Thomas R. Carper* (D) defeated Janet Rzewnicki (R)
Frank O'Bannon (D) defeated Stephen Goldsmith (R)
Mel Carnahan* (D) defeated Margaret Kelly (R)
Marc Racicot* (R) defeated Judy Jacobson** (D)
Jeanne Shaheen (D) defeated Ovide Lamontagne (R)
James B. Hunt Jr.* (D) defeated Robin Hayes (R)
Edward T. Schafer* (R) defeated Lee Kaldor (D)
Michael O. Leavitt* (R) defeated Jim Bradley (D)
Howard Dean* (D) defeated John Gropper (R)
Gary Locke (D) defeated Ellen Craswell (R)
Cecil H. Underwood (R) defeated Charlotte Pritt (D)
The 1996 School Superintendents:
Suellen Reed* (R) defeated Ann McBride England (D)
Nancy Keenan* (D) defeated Wayne Buchanan (R)
Mike Ward (D) defeated Vernon Robinson (R)
Wayne G. Sanstead* defeated Ray Holmberg
Terry Bergeson defeated Ron Taber
**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.