1962 North Dakota gubernatorial election

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William L. Guy North Dakota Governor 1968.jpg
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Nominee William L. Guy Mark Andrews
Party Democratic–NPL Republican
Popular vote 115,258 113,251
Percentage 50.44% 49.56%

1962 North Dakota gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Guy:      50–60%      60–70%
Andrews:      50-60%      60-70%

Governor before election

William L. Guy
Democratic–NPL

Elected Governor

William L. Guy
Democratic–NPL

The 1962 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1962. Democrat William L. Guy defeated Republican nominee Mark Andrews with 50.44% of the vote.

For the last time, the Governor of North Dakota was elected to a two-year term. Afterwards, North Dakota governors would be elected for terms of four years.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 26, 1962.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic–NPL William L. Guy (inc.) 48,020 100.00
Total votes 48,020 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Andrews 68,870 100.00
Total votes 68,870 100.00

General election

Candidates

Results

1962 North Dakota gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic–NPL William L. Guy (inc.) 115,258 50.44%
Republican Mark Andrews 113,251 49.56%
Majority 2,007
Turnout 228,509
Democratic–NPL hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1962. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  2. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1962. Retrieved May 10, 2019.