1964 United States Senate election in Florida

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Nominee Spessard Holland Claude R. Kirk Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 997,585 562,212
Percentage 63.93% 36.03%

1964 United States Senate election in Florida results map by county.svg
County results

Holland:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Kirk:      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

Spessard Holland
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Spessard Holland
Democratic

The 1964 United States Senate election in Florida was held on November 3, 1964. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Spessard Holland was re-elected to a fourth term in office, defeating J. Brailey Oldham in the primary and Republican Claude R. Kirk Jr. in the general election.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

1964 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Spessard Holland (inc.) 676,014 70.02%
Democratic J. Brailey Oldham 289,454 29.98%
Total votes 965,468 100.00%

General election

Major candidates

Results

1964 United States Senate election in Florida[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Spessard Holland 902,438 63.93% Decrease7.30
Republican Claude R. Kirk Jr. 772,817 36.03% Increase7.26
Write-in All others 540 0.04%
Democratic hold Swing [?]

See also

References

Footnotes

  1. ^ "TABULATION OF OFFICIAL VOTE — FLORIDA PRIMARY ELECTIONS" (PDF). Florida Secretary of State. Retrieved 17 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1964" (PDF). Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. 1965. p. 7.