Vermont gubernatorial election, 1960 Article

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1960

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Nominee F. Ray Keyser, Jr. Russell Niquette
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 92,861 71,755
Percentage 56.4% 43.6%

Governor before election

Robert Stafford
Republican

Elected Governor

F. Ray Keyser, Jr.
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1960 took place on November 8, 1960. Incumbent Republican Robert Stafford did not run for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont. Republican candidate F. Ray Keyser, Jr. defeated Democratic candidate Russell F. Niquette to succeed him.

Republican primary

Results

Republican primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican F. Ray Keyser, Jr. 17,491 29.6
Republican Robert S. Babcock 16,762 28.4
Republican A. Luke Crispe 14,874 25.2
Republican W. Arthur Simpson 9,916 16.8
Republican Other 7 0.0
Total votes 59,050 100

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Russell F. Niquette 16,054 99.8
Democratic Other 35 0.2
Total votes 16,089 100

General election

Results

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1960 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican F. Ray Keyser, Jr. 92,861 56.4
Democratic Russell F. Niquette 71,755 43.6
N/A Other 16 0.0
Total votes 164,632 100

References

  1. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.