Linley Pearson

Offices

Attorney General
Statewide
In office
Jan 1, 1981 to Jan 1, 1993

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
Linley Pearson spent 12 years, 3 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1980–Attorney General WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1980
55.16%
Linley Pearson*, Republican, 1,144,480 votes
44.84%
Bob Webster, Democratic, 930,440 votes
Out of 2,074,920 votes casts, the margin of victory was 214,040 (10.32%)
1984–Attorney General WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1984
56.18%
Linley Pearson (i)*, Republican, 1,166,714 votes
43.82%
Greg Hahn, Democratic, 909,903 votes
Out of 2,076,617 votes casts, the margin of victory was 256,811 (12.36%)
1988–Attorney General WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1988
57.31%
Linley Pearson (i)*, Republican, 1,165,799 votes
42.69%
John Rumple, Democratic, 868,241 votes
Out of 2,034,040 votes casts, the margin of victory was 297,558 (14.62%)
1992–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1992
62.00%
Birch E. (Evan) Bayh, III (i)*, Democratic, 1,382,151 votes
36.90%
Linley Pearson, Republican, 822,533 votes
 1.09%
Mary C. Barton, New Alliance, 24,378 votes
 0.00%
Gary Alan Montgomery, Write-In, 36 votes
 0.00%
Paul J. Galanti, Write-In, 18 votes
Out of 2,229,116 votes casts, the margin of victory was 559,618 (25.10%)
In the 4 races we have results for, Linley Pearson had a record of 3-1. That includes a record of 3-1 in 4 general elections.