United States gubernatorial elections, 1964

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United States gubernatorial elections were held 3 November 1964, concurrently with the presidential election. Elections were held in 25 states and 1 territory. This was the last gubernatorial elections for Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Nebraska to take place in a presidential election year. Florida switched its governor election years to midterm years, while the other three expanded their terms from two to four years, this election also coincided with the Senate and the House elections.

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State Incumbent Party Status Opposing candidates
Arizona Paul Fannin Republican Retired because he won a Senate seat,[1] Democratic victory Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. (Democratic) 53.24%
Richard G. Kleindienst (Republican) 46.76%[2]
Arkansas Orval Faubus Democratic Re-elected, 57% Winthrop Rockefeller (Republican) 42.99%
Kenneth Hurst (Write-In) 0.01%[3]
Delaware Elbert N. Carvel Democratic Retired, Democratic victory Charles L. Terry, Jr. (Democratic) 51.36%
David P. Buckson (Republican) 48.65%[4]
Florida C. Farris Bryant Democratic Term-limited,[5] Democratic victory W. Haydon Burns (Democratic) 56.16%
Charles R. Holley (Republican) 41.26%
Write-ins 2.62%[6]
Illinois Otto Kerner, Jr. Democratic Re-elected, 51.93% Charles H. Percy (Republican) 48.08%[7]
Indiana Matthew E. Welsh Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Roger D. Branigin (Democratic) 56.18%
Richard O. Ristine (Republican) 43.48%
Chester G. Bohannon (Prohibition) 0.28%
Gordon A. Long (Socialist Labor) 0.06%[8]
Iowa Harold Hughes Democratic Re-elected, 68.05% Evan Hultman (Republican) 31.27%
Robert Dilley (Conservative) 0.68%[9]
Kansas John Anderson, Jr. Republican Retired,[10] Republican victory William H. Avery (Republican) 50.88%
Harry G. Wiles (Democratic) 47.07%
Kenneth L. Myers (Conservative) 1.39%
Harry E. Livermore (Prohibition) 0.67%[11]
Massachusetts Endicott Peabody Democratic Defeated in primary,[12] Republican victory John A. Volpe (Republican) 50.27%
Francis X. Bellotti (Democratic) 49.29%
Francis A. Votano (Socialist Labor) 0.27%
Guy S. Williams (Prohibition) 0.16%
Others 0.01%[13]
Michigan George W. Romney Republican Re-elected, 55.87% Neil O. Staebler (Democratic) 43.74%
Frank Lovell (Socialist Workers) 0.18%
Albert B. Cleage, Jr. (Freedom Now) 0.15%
James Horvath (Socialist Labor) 0.06%[14]
Missouri John M. Dalton Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Warren E. Hearnes (Democratic) 62.06%
Ethan Shepley (Republican) 37.94%[15]
Montana Tim M. Babcock Republican Elected to a full term, 51.29% Roland Renne (Democratic) 48.71%[16]
Nebraska Frank B. Morrison Democratic Re-elected, 60.03% Dwight W. Burney (Republican) 39.96%
Others 0.01%[17]
New Hampshire John W. King Democratic Re-elected, 66.77% John Pillsbury (Republican) 33.17%
Others 0.06%[18]
New Mexico Jack M. Campbell Democratic Re-elected, 60.21% Merle H. Tucker (Republican) 39.79%[19]
North Carolina Terry Sanford Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Dan K. Moore (Democratic) 56.59%
Robert L. Gavin (Republican) 43.41%[20]
North Dakota William L. Guy Democratic-NPL Re-elected, 55.74% Donald M. Halcrow (Republican) 44.26%[21]
Rhode Island John Chafee Republican Re-elected, 61.15% Edward P. Gallogly (Democratic) 38.85%[22]
South Dakota Archie M. Gubbrud Republican Not chosen by the Republican Party to run again,[23]
Republican victory
Nils Boe (Republican) 51.68%
John F. Lindley (Democratic) 48.33%[24]
Texas John Connally Democratic Re-elected, 73.79% Jack Crichton (Republican) 26.00%
John C. Williams (Constitution) 0.21%[25]
Utah George Dewey Clyde Republican Retired, Democratic victory Calvin L. Rampton (Democratic) 56.99%
Mitchell Melich (Republican) 43.01%[26]
Vermont Philip H. Hoff Democratic Re-elected, 65.36% Ralph A. Foote (Republican) 34.63%
Others 0.01%[27]
Washington Albert Rosellini Democratic Defeated, 43.89% Daniel J. Evans (Republican) 55.77%
Henry Killman (Socialist Labor) 0.35%[28]
West Virginia William Wallace Barron Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Hulett C. Smith (Democratic) 54.91%
Cecil Underwood (Republican) 45.09%[29]
Wisconsin John W. Reynolds, Jr. Democratic Defeated, 49.44% Warren P. Knowles (Republican) 50.55%
Others 0.01%[30]

See also

References

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