United States Senate election in Oregon, 1962

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United States Senate election in Oregon, 1962

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Nominee Wayne Morse Sig Unander
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 344,716 291,587
Percentage 54.2% 45.8%

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County Results

U.S. Senator before election

Wayne Morse
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Wayne Morse
Democratic

The 1962 Oregon United States Senate election was held on November 8, 1962 to select the U.S. Senator from the state of Oregon. Democratic Senator Wayne Morse decided to seek re-election for a fourth term. He defeated Republican candidate Sig Unander in the general election.[1]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Oregon, 1962[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wayne Morse (incumbent) 344,716 54.15%
Republican Sig Unander 291,587 45.81%
None write-ins 253 0.04%
Total votes 636,556 100.00%
Democratic hold

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