1964 United States Senate election in Maine

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Nominee Edmund Muskie Clifford McIntire
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 253,511 127,040
Percentage 66.62% 33.38%

County results

Muskie:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

McIntire:      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

Edmund Muskie
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Edmund Muskie
Democratic

The 1964 United States Senate election in Maine was held on November 3, 1964. Incumbent Democrat Edmund Muskie was re-elected to a second term in office over Republican U.S. Representative Clifford McIntire. This was the first senate race for this particular seat in which the election was held in November and not September.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Senator Muskie was unopposed for re-nomination.

1964 Democratic U.S. Senate primary[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edmund Muskie (incumbent) 33,034 100.00%
Total votes 33,034 100.00%

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Representative McIntire was unopposed for the Republican nomination.

1964 Republican U.S. Senate primary[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clifford McIntire 65,905 100.00%
Total votes 65,905 100.00%

General election

Candidates

Results

1964 United States Senate election in Maine[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Edmund Muskie (incumbent) 253,511 66.62% Increase5.86
Republican Clifford McIntire 127,040 33.38% Decrease5.86
Total votes 323,860 100.00% N/A
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions. "1964 Democratic Primary: State & County Officers".
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - ME US Senate - D Primary Race - Jun 15, 1964".
  3. ^ Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions. "1964 Republican Primary: State & County Officers".
  4. ^ "Our Campaigns - ME US Senate - R Primary Race - Jun 15, 1964".
  5. ^ "Our Campaigns - ME US Senate Race - Nov 03, 1964".