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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1962

←  1960 November 6, 1962 (1962-11-06) 1964 →
  Philip H. Hoff for Vermont Governor poster 1962 (cropped).jpeg F. Ray Keyser, Jr..jpg
Nominee Philip H. Hoff F. Ray Keyser, Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 61,350 60,035
Percentage 50.5% 49.5%

Governor before election

F. Ray Keyser, Jr.
Republican

Elected Governor

Philip H. Hoff
Democratic

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1962 took place on November 6, 1962. Incumbent Republican F. Ray Keyser, Jr. ran unsuccessfully for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont, losing to Democratic candidate Philip H. Hoff. Hoff was the first Democrat elected Governor of Vermont since 1852. [1]

Republican primary

Results

Republican primary results [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican F. Ray Keyser, Jr. ( inc.) 27,947 99.7
Republican Other 73 0.3
Total votes 28,020 100

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Philip H. Hoff 9,757 99.9
Democratic Other 8 0.1
Total votes 9,765 100

General election

Results

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1962 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Philip H. Hoff 56,196 46.3
Independent Philip H. Hoff 3,282 2.7
Independent Democratic Philip H. Hoff 1,872 1.5
Total Philip H. Hoff 61,350 50.5
Republican F. Ray Keyser, Jr. ( inc.) 60,035 49.5
N/A Other 4 0.0
Total votes 121,389 100

References

  1. ^ Hand, Samuel B.; Terry, Stephen C. "The Democrat Who Took Vermont: Victory Messages to Philip Hoff, 1962-1964" (PDF). Vermont Historical Society. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  3. ^ "General Election Results - Governor - 1789-2012" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 31 December 2014.