Virginia gubernatorial election, 1965
Virginia gubernatorial election results map.
Blue denotes counties/independent cities won by Godwin.
Red denotes those won by Holton.
Brown denotes those won by Story.
In the 1965 Virginia gubernatorial election, incumbent Governor
Albertis S. Harrison, Jr., a
Democrat, was unable to seek re-election due to term limits.
A. Linwood Holton, Jr., an attorney from
Roanoke, was nominated by the
Republican Party to run against
Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
Mills E. Godwin, Jr..
George Lincoln Rockwell, an avowed
White Supremacist and founder/leader of the
American Nazi Party, ran as an independent candidate.