Los Angeles mayoral election, 1965

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Los Angeles mayoral election, 1965
Los Angeles
1961 ←
April 6, 1965 (1965-04-06) → 1969

  SamYorty.jpg James Roosevelt-Harris & Ewing.jpg
Candidate Sam Yorty James Roosevelt
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 392,775 247,313
Percentage 57.93% 36.48%

Mayor before election

Sam Yorty
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Sam Yorty
Democratic

The 1965 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on April 6, 1965. Incumbent Sam Yorty was re-elected.

Results[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral general election, April 6, 1965[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Sam Yorty 392,775 57.93% +30.83%
Democratic James Roosevelt 247,313 36.48%
Republican Patrick D. McGee 32,605 4.81% -20.78%
Republican James A. Ware 1,728 0.26%
Independent James F. Bolger 1,446 0.21%
Independent Socrates Chrisoheris 915 0.14%
Independent Joseph W. Hawthorne 696 0.10%
Socialist Workers Oscar G. Coover 491 0.07% -0.40%
Total votes 677,969 100.00%
Democratic hold Swing

References and footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Los Angeles Mayor". Our Campaigns. 
  2. ^ Officially all candidates are non-partisan.

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