1962 North Dakota gubernatorial election

← 1960 November 6, 1962 1964 →
 
Nominee William L. Guy Mark Andrews
Party Democratic-NPL Republican
Popular vote 115,258 113,251
Percentage 50.44% 49.56%

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.