|previous election||next election|
|Mary Bailey||Unknown Republican|
|previous governor||next governor|
|unknown||Mary Bailey -Democrat|
Springfield's State's Gubernatorial election of 1986 in which current Governor Mary Bailey was first elected after vacating her post as Mayor of Springfield. It is unknown as to who her opponet was, but it was likely a republican. Because very few Gubernatorial elections are unopposed, she probably ran against someone.