1964 Nebraska gubernatorial election

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Gov. Frank Morrison (cropped).jpg
Dwight W. Burney.jpg
Nominee Frank B. Morrison Dwight W. Burney
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 347,026 231,029
Percentage 60.0% 40.0%

1964 Nebraska gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Morrison:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Burney:      50–60%      60-70%

Governor before election

Frank B. Morrison
Democratic

Elected Governor

Frank B. Morrison
Democratic

The 1964 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1964, and featured incumbent Governor Frank B. Morrison, a Democrat, defeating Republican nominee, Lieutenant Governor Dwight W. Burney, to win a third and final two-year term in office.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank B. Morrison (incumbent) 83,362 88.77
Democratic Charles A. Bates 6,543 6.97
Democratic Tony Mangiamelli 3,886 4.14
Democratic Write-in 113 0.12

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight W. Burney 82,256 58.78
Republican Jack Romans 44,102 31.52
Republican Albert E. Hahn 4,485 3.21
Republican Roland L. Ehlers 4,464 3.19
Republican Leo N. Bartunek 4,084 2.92
Democratic Frank B. Morrison (write-in) 351 0.25
Republican Fred A. Seaton (write-in) 56 0.04
Republican Write-in 132 0.09

General election

Results

Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1964[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank B. Morrison (incumbent) 347,026 60.03%
Republican Dwight W. Burney 231,029 39.96%
Write-in Others 35 0.01%
Total votes 578,090 100.0%

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