1964 United States Senate election in Michigan

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Nominee Philip Hart Elly Peterson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,996,912 1,096,272
Percentage 64.38% 35.35%

County results
Hart:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Peterson:      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. senator before election

Philip Hart
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Philip Hart
Democratic

The 1964 United States Senate election in Michigan took place on November 3, 1964. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Philip Hart was re-elected to a second term in office over Republican Elly Peterson.

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

1964 Republican U.S. Senate primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Elly Peterson 219,883 38.97%
Republican James F. O'Neill 192,825 34.18%
Republican Edward A. Meany 151,498 26.85%
Write-in 19 0.00%
Total votes 564,225 100.00%

General election

Results

1964 U.S. Senate election in Michigan[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Philip Hart (incumbent) 1,996,912 64.38% Increase10.81
Republican Elly Peterson 1,635,087 35.35% Decrease10.74
Freedom Now Ernest C. Smith 4,125 0.13% N/A
Socialist Workers Evelyn Sell 2,754 0.09% Increase0.04
Socialist Labor James Sim 1,598 0.05% Decrease0.09
Total votes 3,490,412 100.00%
Democratic hold Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MI US Senate - R Primary Race - Sep 01, 1964".
  2. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1964election.pdf[bare URL PDF]