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Election Night Returns - 1997

1997 Governor's Results - General Election
Republican James S. Gilmore III, Virginia's former attorney general, wins the governor's race, beating Lt. Gov. Donald S. Beyer Jr. (D).

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To see how other candidates have fared in Virginia's counties and cities in other statewide elections, take a look at these maps:

1996 Presidential Results - General Election
President Clinton (D) beats Sen. Robert J. Dole (R) nationally, but fails to capture the most votes in Virginia. In Virginia, Dole wins 47.1 percent of the vote to Clinton's 45.1 percent. Ross Perot, representing the Virginia Reform Party, takes 6.6 percent. Three other candidates collectively win 1.2 percent.

1996 U.S. Senate Results - General Election
Sen. John Warner (R) beats Mark Warner (D), 52.5 percent to 47.4 percent. Write-in candidates receive .1 percent.

1994 U.S. Senate Results - General Election
Sen. Charles S. Robb (D) beats Oliver L. North (R) and J. Marshall Coleman (I). Robb receives 45.6 percent of the vote; North 42.9 percent; Coleman 11.4 percent. Write-in candidates receive about .1 percent.

1993 Gubernatorial Results - General Election
Rep. George Allen (R) beats Mary Sue Terry (D), 58.3 percent to 40.9 percent. Independent candidate Nancy B. Spannaus receives .8 percent.

1992 Presidential Results - General Election
Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton (D) beats President Bush (R) nationally, but fails to carry Virginia. Bush receives 45 percent; Clinton 40.6 percent; Independent candidate Ross Perot 13.6 percent. Three other candidates collectively receive .8 percent.

--washingtonpost.com staff

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