1964 South Dakota gubernatorial election

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Nominee Nils Boe John F. Lindley
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 150,151 140,919
Percentage 51.68% 48.33%

County results

Boe:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Lindley:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Governor before election

Archie M. Gubbrud
Republican

Elected Governor

Nils Boe
Republican

The 1964 South Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1964.

Incumbent Republican Governor Archie M. Gubbrud did not run for re-election.

Republican nominee Nils Boe defeated Democratic nominee John F. Lindley with 51.68% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 2, 1964.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[2][3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John F. Lindley 27,071 65.83
Democratic Merton B. Tice 14,051 34.17
Total votes 41,122 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[2][3][4][6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Nils Boe 50,335 53.47
Republican Sigurd Anderson 43,809 46.53
Total votes 94,144 100.00

General election

Candidates

Results

1964 South Dakota gubernatorial election[2][7][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Nils Boe 150,151 51.67%
Democratic John F. Lindley 140,419 48.33%
Majority 9,732 3.35%
Turnout 290,570 100.00%
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Kranz, David (2 September 1988). "Former judge, veterans leader dies at 78". Angus-Leader. Sioux Falls, South Dakota. p. 17. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b c Elections (PDF). 2005 South Dakota Legislative Manual. p. 636. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  3. ^ a b Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 142.
  4. ^ a b America Votes 6, p. 386.
  5. ^ "SD Governor, 1964 - D Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  6. ^ "SD Governor, 1964 - R Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  7. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 79.
  8. ^ America Votes 6, p. 379.
  9. ^ "SD Governor, 1964". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 12 May 2020.

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