Missouri gubernatorial election, 1968

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1968
Missouri
1964 ←
November 5, 1968
→ 1972

  Warren Hearnes 1969.jpg
Nominee Warren E. Hearnes Lawrence K. Roos
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,072,805 691,797
Percentage 60.80% 39.20%

Governor before election

Warren E. Hearnes
Democratic

Elected Governor

Warren E. Hearnes
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1968 was Missouri's forty-second gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 5, 1968 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, incumbent Governor Warren E. Hearnes, over the Republican candidate, St. Louis County Executive Lawrence K. Roos.

Results[edit]

1968 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Warren E. Hearnes (incumbent) 1,072,805 60.80 -1.26
Republican Lawrence K. Roos 691,797 39.20 +1.26
Majority 381,008 21.60 -2.52
Turnout 1,764,402 40.85 -0.58
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MO Governor Race - Nov 05, 1968". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-08.