Maryland gubernatorial election, 1962 Article

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Maryland gubernatorial election, 1962

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Nominee J. Millard Tawes Frank Small Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 428,071 341,271
Percentage 55.64% 44.36%

Governor before election

J. Millard Tawes
Democratic

Elected Governor

J. Millard Tawes
Democratic

The 1962 Maryland gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1962. Incumbent Democrat J. Millard Tawes defeated Republican nominee Frank Small Jr. with 55.64% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on May 15, 1962. [1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic J. Millard Tawes 178,792 40.39
Democratic George P. Mahoney 125,966 28.46
Democratic David Hume 118,295 26.72
Democratic Morgan L. Amaimo 6,049 1.37
Democratic Lester Posner 5,070 1.15
Democratic Charles J. Luthardt Sr. 4,358 0.98
Democratic William George Bennett Crain 4,135 0.93
Total votes 442,665 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican Party primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Small Jr. 71,791 77.81
Republican Karla M. E. Balentine 11,504 12.47
Republican Jeseph L. Pavlock 8,972 9.72
Total votes 92,267 100.00

General election

Candidates

  • J. Millard Tawes, Democratic
  • Frank Small Jr., Republican

Results

Maryland gubernatorial election, 1962 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic J. Millard Tawes 428,071 55.64%
Republican Frank Small Jr. 341,271 44.36%
Majority 86,800
Turnout 769,347
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Manual, State of Maryland". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2018-10-09.
  2. ^ "America Votes 30: 2011-2012, Election Returns by State - Rhodes Cook". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2018-10-09.