|Elections in Alaska|
The 1974 Alaska gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 1974, for the post of Governor of Alaska. Republican challenger and mayor of Bristol Bay Borough Jay Hammond narrowly beat Democratic incumbent Bill Egan in a close race that was forced into a recount to verify the results. The formation of the new Alaskan Independence Party was considered to have a large impact on the race.
|Democratic||Bill Egan ( inc.)||45,553||47.37%|
|Alaskan Independence||Joe Vogler||4,770||4.96%|
|Republican gain from Democratic||Swing|
- "1974 Gubernatorial General Election Results – Alaska" (PDF). Alaska Division of Elections. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-31.
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