1997 Virginia gubernatorial election
The 1997 Virginia gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1997. The incumbent Governor, George Allen, was barred from seeking a second term due to Virginia's unique term limits law. The Republican candidate was Jim Gilmore, the Attorney General of Virginia. The Democratic nominee was Don Beyer, the incumbent Lieutenant Governor.
|Turnout||49.5% (voting eligible)|
Virginia gubernatorial election results map.
Red denotes counties/districts won by Gilmore.
Blue denotes those won by Beyer.
|Washington Post||October 19–21, 1997||1,005||± 3.0%||41%||48%||4%||11%|
|Washington Post||September 12–16, 1997||808||± 3.5%||44%||43%||4%||9%|
|Reform||Sue Harris DeBauche||25,955||1.49%|
- Virginia Department of Elections (2016). "Registration/Turnout Statistics". The Commonwealth of Virginia. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
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