Vermont gubernatorial election, 1970 Article

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1970

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Nominee Deane C. Davis Leo O'Brien, Jr.
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 87,458 66,028
Percentage 57.0% 43.0%

Governor before election

Deane C. Davis
Republican

Elected Governor

Deane C. Davis
Republican

The Vermont gubernatorial election of 1970 took place on November 3, 1970. Incumbent Republican Deane C. Davis ran successfully for re-election to a second term as Governor of Vermont, defeating Democratic candidate Leo O'Brien, Jr.

Republican primary

Results

Republican primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Deane C. Davis ( inc.) 31,549 79.3
Republican Thomas L. Hayes 8,048 20.2
Republican Other 175 0.4
Total votes 39,772 100

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Leo O'Brien, Jr. 18,058 54.7
Democratic John J. Daley 14,795 44.8
Democratic Other 147 0.4
Total votes 33,000 100

General election

Results

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1970 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Deane C. Davis ( inc.) 87,458 57.0
Democratic Leo O'Brien, Jr. 66,028 43.0
N/A Other 42 0.0
Total votes 153,528 100

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.