Oregon gubernatorial election, 1962

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Oregon gubernatorial election, 1962
Oregon
1958 ←
November 6, 1962 → 1966

  Mark Hatfield – 1967.jpg
Nominee Mark Hatfield Robert Y. Thornton
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 345,497 265,359
Percentage 54.20 41.63

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County results

Governor before election

Mark Hatfield
Republican

Elected Governor

Mark Hatfield
Republican

The Oregon gubernatorial election of 1962 took place on November 6, 1962. Republican incumbent Mark Hatfield defeated Democratic nominee Robert Y. Thornton to win re-election.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Robert Y. Thornton, Oregon Attorney General

Republican[edit]

Mark Hatfield, incumbent Governor of Oregon

Election results[edit]

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1962[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Hatfield 345,497 54.20%
Democratic Robert Y. Thornton 265,359 41.63%
Independent (politician) Robert H. Wampler 26,142 4.10%
Write-ins 409 0.06%
Totals 637,407 100%
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OR Governor Race - Nov 6, 1962". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 12, 2010.