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1990 Georgia gubernatorial election

The 1990 Georgia gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1990. Lieutenant Governor Zell Miller ran for governor after incumbent Joe Frank Harris was term-limited, and defeated Johnny Isakson, a member of the Georgia House of Representatives.

Georgia gubernatorial election of 1990

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  Zell B Miller.jpg Johnny Isakson.jpg
Nominee Zell Miller Johnny Isakson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 766,662 645,625
Percentage 52.9% 44.5%

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County Results


Miller:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Isakson:      50-60%

     60-70%

Governor before election

Joe Frank Harris
Democratic

Elected Governor

Zell Miller
Democratic

Isakson would later succeed Miller in the United States Senate in 2005.

Election resultsEdit

1990 gubernatorial election, Georgia
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Zell Miller 766,662 52.89 -17.62
Republican Johnny Isakson 645,625 44.54 +15.05
Libertarian Carole Ann Rand 37,367 2.58 ±0
Majority 121,037 8.35
Turnout 1,449,654
Democratic hold Swing

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