1986 General Election Results: Secretary of State

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 4, 1986
53.32%
Birch E. (Evan) Bayh, III*, Democratic, 828,494 votes
45.37%
Robert O. Bowen, Republican, 704,952 votes
 0.66%
Linda Kay Patterson, American, 10,224 votes
 0.66%
Karen Benson, Libertarian, 10,180 votes
Out of 1,553,850 votes casts, the margin of victory was 123,542 (7.95%)