Pittsburgh mayoral election, 1961

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The Mayoral election of 1961 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1961. The incumbent mayor, Joe Barr of the Democratic Party won his first full term as mayor, after achieving the position in a 1959 special election.

Pittsburgh mayoral election, 1961
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Joe Barr 124,082 67.2
Republican William Crehan 60,522 32.8
Turnout 184,604
Democratic hold Swing

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Preceded by
1959
Pittsburgh mayoral election
1961
Succeeded by
1965