United States gubernatorial elections, 1964

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Introduction[edit]

The 1964 gubernatorial races were held concurrently with the 1964 race for President.


Chart[edit]

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing candidates
Arizona Paul Fannin Republican Retired because he won a Senate seat,[1]Democratic victory Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. (Democratic) 53.24%
Richard G. Kleindienst (Republican) 46.76%[2]
Arkansas Orval Faubus Democratic Re-elected, 57% Winthrop Rockefeller (Republican) 42.99%
Kenneth Hurst (Write-In) 0.01%[3]
Delaware Elbert N. Carvel Democratic Retired, Democratic victory Charles L. Terry, Jr. (Democratic) 51.36%
David P. Buckson (Republican) 48.65%[4]
Florida C. Farris Bryant Democratic Term-limited,[5]Democratic victory W. Haydon Burns (Democratic) 56.16%
Charles R. Holley (Republican) 41.26%
Write-ins 2.62%[6]
Illinois Otto Kerner, Jr. Democratic Re-elected, 51.93% Charles H. Percy (Republican) 48.08%[7]
Indiana Matthew E. Welsh Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Roger D. Branigin (Democratic) 56.18%
Richard O. Ristine (Republican) 43.48%
Chester G. Bohannon (Prohibition) 0.28%
Gordon A. Long (Socialist Labor) 0.06%[8]
Iowa Harold Hughes Democratic Re-elected, 68.05% Evan Hultman (Republican) 31.27%
Robert Dilley (Conservative) 0.68%[9]
Kansas John Anderson, Jr. Republican Retired,[10]Republican victory William H. Avery (Republican) 50.88%
Harry G. Wiles (Democratic) 47.07%
Kenneth L. Myers (Conservative) 1.39%
Harry E. Livermore (Prohibition) 0.67%[11]
Massachusetts Endicott Peabody Democratic Defeated in primary,[12] Republican victory John A. Volpe (Republican) 50.27%
Francis X. Bellotti (Democratic) 49.29%
Francis A. Votano (Socialist Labor) 0.27%
Guy S. Williams (Prohibition) 0.16%
Others 0.01%[13]
Michigan George W. Romney Republican Re-elected, 55.87% Neil O. Staebler (Democratic) 43.74%
Frank Lovell (Socialist Workers) 0.18%
Albert B. Cleage, Jr. (Freedom Now) 0.15%
James Horvath (Socialist Labor) 0.06%[14]
Missouri John M. Dalton Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Warren E. Hearnes (Democratic) 62.06%
Ethan Shepley (Republican) 37.94%[15]
Montana Tim M. Babcock Republican Elected to a full term, 51.29% Roland Renne (Democratic) 48.71%[16]
Nebraska Frank B. Morrison Democratic Re-elected, 60.03% Dwight W. Burney (Republican) 39.96%
Others 0.01%[17]
New Hampshire John W. King Democratic Re-elected, 66.77% John Pillsbury (Republican) 33.17%
Others 0.06%[18]
New Mexico Jack M. Campbell Democratic Re-elected, 60.21% Merle H. Tucker (Republican) 39.79%[19]
North Carolina Terry Sanford Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Dan K. Moore (Democratic) 56.59%
Robert L. Gavin (Republican) 43.41%[20]
North Dakota William L. Guy Democratic-NPL Re-elected, 55.74% Donald M. Halcrow (Republican) 44.26%[21]
Rhode Island John Chafee Republican Re-elected, 61.15% Edward P. Gallogly (Democratic) 38.85%[22]
South Dakota Archie M. Gubbrud Republican Not chosen by the Republican Party to run again,[23]
Republican victory
Nils Boe (Republican) 51.68%
John F. Lindley (Democratic) 48.33%[24]
Texas John Connally Democratic Re-elected, 73.79% Jack Crichton (Republican) 26.00%
John C. Williams (Constitution) 0.21%[25]
Utah George Dewey Clyde Republican Retired, Democratic victory Calvin L. Rampton (Democratic) 56.99%
Mitchell Melich (Republican) 43.01%[26]
Vermont Philip H. Hoff Democratic Re-elected, 65.36% Ralph A. Foote (Republican) 34.63%
Others 0.01%[27]
Washington Albert Rosellini Democratic Defeated, 43.89% Daniel J. Evans (Republican) 55.77%
Henry Killman (Socialist Labor) 0.35%[28]
West Virginia William Wallace Barron Democratic Term-limited, Democratic victory Hulett C. Smith (Democratic) 54.91%
Cecil Underwood (Republican) 45.09%[29]
Wisconsin John W. Reynolds, Jr. Democratic Defeated, 49.44% Warren P. Knowles (Republican) 50.55%
Others 0.01%[30]

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