United States Senate election in North Dakota, 1964

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The 1964 U.S. Senate election for the state of North Dakota was held November 3, 1964. The incumbent, Dem-NPL Senator Quentin Burdick, sought and received re-election to his second term, defeating Republican candidate Thomas S. Kleppe, who later became the United States Secretary of the Interior.[1]

Only Burdick filed as a Dem-NPLer, and the endorsed Republican candidate was Thomas S. Kleppe, who would go on to serve two terms as a Representative for North Dakota's second congressional district from 1967 to 1971. Burdick and Kleppe won the primary elections for their respective parties.

Election results[edit]

1964 United States Senate election, North Dakota
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Quentin Burdick (incumbent) 149,264 57.64
Republican Thomas S. Kleppe 109,681 42.36
Majority
Turnout 219,560

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