1964 Iowa gubernatorial election

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Nominee Harold Hughes Evan Hultman
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 794,610 365,131
Percentage 68.05% 31.27%

County results
Hughes:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Hultman:      50-60%

Governor before election

Harold Hughes
Democratic

Elected Governor

Harold Hughes
Democratic

The 1964 Iowa gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1964. Incumbent Democrat Harold Hughes defeated Republican nominee Evan Hultman with 68.05% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 1, 1964.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harold Hughes (incumbent) 103,947 100.00
Total votes 103,947 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Evan Hultman 163,523 100.00
Total votes 163,523 100.00

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1964 Iowa gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Harold Hughes (incumbent) 794,610 68.05%
Republican Evan Hultman 365,131 31.27%
Independent Robert D. Dilley 7,985 0.68%
Majority 429,479
Turnout 1,167,734
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Summary of Official Canvass of Votes Cast in Iowa Primary Election" (PDF). Secretary of State of Iowa. 1964. Retrieved March 22, 2020.
  2. ^ "Summary of Official Canvass of Votes Cast in Iowa General Election" (PDF). Secretary of State of Iowa. 1964. Retrieved March 22, 2020.