1984 General Election Results: Governor

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Tuesday, November 6, 1984
52.16%
Robert Dunkerson Orr (i)*, Republican, 1,146,497 votes
Lt. Governor: John Massie Mutz
47.18%
Willard Wayne Townsend, Democratic, 1,036,922 votes
Lt. Governor: Ann DeLaney
 0.34%
Rockland R. Snyder, American, 7,455 votes
Lt. Governor: Shirley M. Gephart
 0.32%
James A. Ridenour, Libertarian, 7,114 votes
Lt. Governor: E. Benton Tackitt, III
Out of 2,197,988 votes casts, the margin of victory was 109,575 (4.98%)