Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1994

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Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1994

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Nominee John G. Rowland Bill Curry
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 415,201 375,133
Percentage 36.2% 32.7%

Nominee Eunice Groark Tom Scott
Party A Connecticut Party Independent
Popular vote 216,585 130,128
Percentage 18.88% 11.34%

Governor before election

Lowell Weicker
A Connecticut Party

Elected Governor

John G. Rowland

The Connecticut gubernatorial election of 1994 included Republican John G. Rowland winning the open seat following the retirement of A Connecticut Party Governor Lowell Weicker. The election was a four-way race between A Connecticut Party Lieutenant Governor Eunice Groark, Republican U.S. Congressman John G. Rowland, Democrat state comptroller Bill Curry, and independent conservative talk show host Tom Scott. Rowland won the election with just 36% of the vote.[1]


Source Date Rowland (R) Curry (D) Groark (ACP) Scott (I)
Hartford Courant Nov. 7, 1994 30% 25% 18% 11%
New London Day Nov. 6, 1994 28% 31% 13% 12%
Manchester Journal Oct. 23, 1994 37% 22%


  1. "Summary of Vote for Governor and Lieutenant Governor" (PDF). Office of the Connecticut Secretary of the State. November 13, 1994. Retrieved October 13, 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>