1964 United States Senate election in Rhode Island

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Nominee John Pastore Ronald Legueux
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 319,607 66,715
Percentage 82.73% 17.27%

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County results
Pastore:      70–80%      80–90%

U.S. senator before election

John Pastore
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

John Pastore
Democratic

The 1964 United States Senate election in Rhode Island took place on November 3, 1964. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator John Pastore successfully sought re-election, defeating Republican Ronald Legueux with 82.73% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on September 17, 1964.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Pastore unopposed

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ronald Legueux unopposed

General election

Results

General election results[3][4][5][6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Pastore (Incumbent) 319,607 82.73
Republican Ronald Legueux 66,715 17.27
Majority 252,892 65.45
Turnout 386,322
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ a b Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 149.
  2. ^ a b America Votes 6, p. 372.
  3. ^ Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives (1965-08-15). "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 3, 1964" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.
  4. ^ "RI US Senate, 1964". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 3 July 2021.
  5. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 96.
  6. ^ America Votes 6, p. 368.

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