1997 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Virginia
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Popular Vote
James S. Gilmore IIIRepublican 969,062 55.81%
Donald S. Beyer, Jr.Democratic 738,971 42.56%
Sue Harris DeBaucheReform 25,955 1.49%
Write-insWrite-ins 2,326 0.13%
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Demographic Data

2000 Population:7,078,515Enum.2000 Population Density:69.0persons/km2
1997 Population:6,829,183Est.1997 Population Density:66.6persons/km2
1990 Population:6,189,197Enum.1990 Population Density:60.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):102,548km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.4%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Virginia State Board of Elections. November 4, 1997 General Election Abstract Of Votes Cast For Office Of Governor By Locality, Virginia State Board of Elections ( ) (accessed 15 Jun 2006)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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