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. Barr received more than twice as many votes as his Republican opponent, insurance agent William Crehan.

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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Pittsburgh mayoral election
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