Oregon gubernatorial election, 1962 Article

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Oregon gubernatorial election, 1962

←  1958 November 6, 1962 1966 →
  Mark Hatfield – 1967.jpg Robert Thornton.jpg
Nominee Mark Hatfield Robert Y. Thornton
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 345,497 265,359
Percentage 54.2% 41.6%

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County results:

Hatfield:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

Thornton:      40–50%      50–60%

Governor before election

Mark Hatfield
Republican

Elected Governor

Mark Hatfield
Republican

The Oregon gubernatorial election of 1962 took place on November 6, 1962. Republican incumbent Mark Hatfield defeated Democratic nominee Robert Y. Thornton to win re-election.

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Election results

Oregon gubernatorial election, 1962 [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Hatfield 345,497 54.20
Democratic Robert Y. Thornton 265,359 41.63
Independent Robert H. Wampler 26,142 4.10
Write-ins 409 0.06
Total votes 637,407 100
Republican hold

References

  1. ^ "OR Governor Race – Nov 6, 1962". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 12, 2010.