1964 United States Senate election in Nevada

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United States Senate election in Nevada, 1964

← 1958 November 3, 1964 1970 →
  Howard Cannon.jpg Governor Laxalt (cropped).jpg
Nominee Howard Cannon Paul Laxalt
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 67,336 67,288
Percentage 50.02% 49.98%

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U.S. Senate election results map.
Blue denotes counties won by Cannon.
Red denotes those won by Laxalt.

U.S. Senator before election

Howard Cannon

Elected U.S. Senator

Howard Cannon

The 1964 United States Senate election in Nevada was held on November 3, 1964. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Howard Cannon won re-election to a second term by a slim margin of only 48 votes.

Major candidates[edit]




General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Howard Cannon (inc.) 67,336 50.02 -7.66
Republican Paul Laxalt 67,288 49.98 +7.66
Majority 48 0.04 -15.32
Turnout 134,624
Democratic hold Swing