1964 Rhode Island gubernatorial election

← 1962 November 3, 1964 1966 →
 
Nominee John Chafee Edward P. Gallogly
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 239,501 152,165
Percentage 61.15% 38.85%


Governor before election

John Chafee
Republican

Elected Governor

John Chafee
Republican

The 1964 Rhode Island gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1964. Incumbent Republican John Chafee defeated Democratic nominee Edward P. Gallogly with 61.15% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on September 17, 1964.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward P. Gallogly 55,282 56.73
Democratic Alexander R. Walsh 25,457 26.12
Democratic John L. Rego 16,715 17.15
Total votes 97,454 100.00

General election

Candidates

Results

1964 Rhode Island gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Chafee (incumbent) 239,501 61.15%
Democratic Edward P. Gallogly 152,165 38.85%
Majority 87,336
Turnout 391,668
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b Kalb, Deborah (24 December 2015). Guide to U.S. Elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved April 7, 2020.
  2. ^ Cook, Rhodes (17 November 2015). America Votes 31: 2013-2014, Election Returns by State. ISBN 9781483383026. Retrieved April 7, 2020.