1964 Arkansas gubernatorial election

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Nominee Orval Faubus Winthrop Rockefeller
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 337,489 254,561
Percentage 57.00% 42.99%

County results

Faubus:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Rockefller:      50–60%      60-70%

Governor before election

Orval Faubus
Democratic

Elected Governor

Orval Faubus
Democratic

The 1964 Arkansas gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1964.

Incumbent Democratic Governor Orval Faubus won election to a sixth term, defeating Republican nominee Winthrop Rockefeller with 57.00% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on July 28, 1964.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Orval Faubus (incumbent) 239.890 65.72
Democratic Ervin Odell Dorsey 69,638 19.08
Democratic Joe Hubbard 39,199 10.74
Democratic R. D. Burrow 16,310 4.47
Total votes 365,037 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Winthrop Rockefeller unopposed

General election

Candidates

Results

1964 Arkansas gubernatorial election[5][6][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Orval Faubus (incumbent) 337,489 57.00%
Republican Winthrop Rockefeller 254,561 42.99%
Write-in Kenneth Hurst 63 0.01%
Majority 82,928 14.01%
Turnout 592,113 100.00%
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Burrow joins Rockefeller drive". Northwest Arkansas Times. Fayetteville, Arkansas. 12 August 1964. p. 10. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  2. ^ "AR Governor, 1964 - D Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  3. ^ a b Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 100.
  4. ^ a b America Votes 6, p. 40.
  5. ^ "AR Governor, 1964". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  6. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 42.
  7. ^ America Votes 6, p. 33.

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