United States gubernatorial elections, 1960

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United States gubernatorial elections, 1960

← 1959 November 8, 1960 1961 →

27 state governorships

  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 35 governorships 15 governorships
Seats before 33[1][2] 17
Seats after 34 16
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1

1960 Gubernatorial election map.svg
  Democratic holds
  Democratic pickups
  Republican holds
  Republican pickups

United States gubernatorial elections were held on 8 November 1960, in 27 states concurrent with the House, Senate elections and presidential election.

In Minnesota, this was the last election on a two-year cycle, before switching to a four-year term for governors.

Results

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Arizona Paul Fannin Republican Re-elected, 59.30% Lee Ackerman (Democratic) 40.70%
[3]
Arkansas Orval Faubus Democratic Re-elected, 69.21% Henry M. Britt (Republican) 30.79%
[4]
Delaware J. Caleb Boggs Republican Term-limited, Democratic victory Elbert N. Carvel (Democratic) 51.73%
John W. Rollins (Republican) 48.27%
[5]
Florida LeRoy Collins Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory C. Farris Bryant (Democratic) 59.85%
George C. Petersen (Republican) 40.15%
[6]
Illinois William Stratton Republican Defeated, 44.30% Otto Kerner, Jr. (Democratic) 55.51%
Edward C. Gross (Socialist Labor) 0.19%
[7]
Indiana Harold W. Handley Republican Term-limited, Democratic victory Matthew E. Welsh (Democratic) 50.39%
Crawford F. Parker (Republican) 49.30%
J. Ralston Miller (Prohibition) 0.28%
Herman Kronewitter (Socialist Labor) 0.04%
[8]
Iowa Herschel C. Loveless Democratic Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Republican victory Norman A. Erbe (Republican) 52.14%
Edward J. McManus (Democratic) 47.86%
[9]
Kansas George Docking Democratic Defeated, 43.60% John Anderson Jr. (Republican) 55.45%
J. J. Steele (Prohibition) 0.95%
[10]
Maine
(Special election)
John H. Reed Republican Re-elected, 52.66% Frank M. Coffin (Democratic) 47.34%
[11]
Massachusetts Foster Furcolo Democratic Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Republican victory John A. Volpe (Republican) 52.51%
Joseph D. Ward (Democratic) 46.78%
Henning A. Blomen (Socialist Labor) 0.39%
Guy S. Williams (Prohibition) 0.31%
Scattering 0.01%
[12]
Michigan G. Mennen Williams Democratic Retired, Democratic victory John B. Swainson (Democratic) 50.48%
Paul Douglas Bagwell (Republican) 49.20%
Robert Himmel, Jr. (Socialist Workers) 0.10%
Delmar D. Gibbons (Prohibition) 0.07%
F. J. Toohey (Tax Cut) 0.06%
Theos A. Grove (Socialist Labor) 0.05%
R. Roy Pursell (Independent American) 0.04%
[13]
Minnesota Orville Freeman DFL Defeated, 49.08% Elmer Lee Andersen (Republican) 50.56%
Rudolph Gustafson (Industrial Government) 0.36%
[14]
Missouri James T. Blair, Jr. Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory John M. Dalton (Democratic) 58.03%
Edward G. Farmer (Republican) 41.97%
[15]
Montana J. Hugo Aronson Republican Retired, Republican victory Donald G. Nutter (Republican) 55.11%
Paul Cannon (Democratic) 44.89%
[16]
Nebraska Dwight W. Burney Republican Ran for Lieutenant Governor, Democratic victory Frank B. Morrison (Democratic) 51.98%
John R. Cooper (Republican) 47.97%
Scattering 0.05%
[17]
New Hampshire Wesley Powell Republican Re-elected, 55.46% Bernard L. Boutin (Democratic) 44.54%
[18]
New Mexico John Burroughs Democratic Defeated, 49.67% Edwin L. Mechem (Republican) 50.33%
[19]
North Carolina Luther H. Hodges Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Terry Sanford (Democratic) 54.45%
Robert L. Gavin (Republican) 45.47%
I. Beverly Lake (Write-in) 0.08%
[20]
North Dakota John E. Davis Republican Retired to run for U.S. Senate, Democratic victory William L. Guy (D-NPL) 49.44%
Clarence P. Dahl (Republican) 44.48%
Herschel Lashkowitz (Independent) 6.08%
[21]
Rhode Island Christopher Del Sesto Republican Defeated, 43.36% John A. Notte, Jr. (Democratic) 56.64%
[22]
South Dakota Ralph Herseth Democratic Defeated, 49.27% Archie M. Gubbrud (Republican) 50.73%
[23]
Texas Price Daniel Democratic Re-elected, 72.75% William Steger (Republican) 27.25%
[24]
Utah George Dewey Clyde Republican Re-elected, 52.66% William Arthur Barlocker (Democratic) 47.34%
[25]
Vermont Robert T. Stafford Republican Retired to run for U.S. House, Republican victory F. Ray Keyser Jr. (Republican) 56.41%
Russell F. Niquette (Democratic) 43.59%
Scattering 0.01%
[26]
Washington Albert Rosellini Democratic Re-elected, 50.34% Lloyd J. Andrews (Republican) 48.87%
Henry Killman (Socialist Labor) 0.71%
Jack W. Wright (Socialist Workers) 0.08%
[27]
West Virginia Cecil H. Underwood Republican Term-limited, Democratic victory William Wallace Barron (Democratic) 53.99%
Harold E. Neely (Republican) 46.01%
[28]
Wisconsin Gaylord A. Nelson Democratic Re-elected, 51.56% Philip G. Kuehn (Republican) 48.44%
[29]

See also

References

  1. ^ John H. Reed (R) succeeded Maine Governor Clinton Clauson (D) upon his death in 1959.
  2. ^ Dwight W. Burney (R) succeeded Nebraska Governor Ralph G. Brooks (D) upon his death in 1959.
  3. ^ "Arizona Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Arkansas Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Delaware Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Florida Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Illinois Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Indiana Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Iowa Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Kansas Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  11. ^ "Maine Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  12. ^ "Massachusetts Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Michigan Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  14. ^ "Minnesota Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  15. ^ "Missouri Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  16. ^ "Montana Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  17. ^ "Nebraska Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  18. ^ "New Hampshire Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  19. ^ "New Mexico Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  20. ^ "North Carolina Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  21. ^ "North Dakota Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  22. ^ "Rhode Island Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  23. ^ "South Dakota Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  24. ^ "Texas Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  25. ^ "Utah Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  26. ^ "Vermont Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  27. ^ "Washington Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  28. ^ "West Virginia Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  29. ^ "Wisconsin Governor, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
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