1964 United States Senate election in Tennessee

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Nominee Albert Gore Sr. Dan Kuykendall
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 570,542 493,475
Percentage 53.62% 46.38%

County results
Gore:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Kuykendall:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. senator before election

Albert Gore Sr.
Democratic

Elected U.S. senator

Albert Gore Sr.
Democratic

The 1964 United States Senate election in Tennessee was held on November 3, 1964, concurrently with the U.S. presidential election as well the other U.S. Senate special election in Tennessee, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states as well as elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.

Democrat Albert Gore Sr. won re-election to a third term. Gore defeated Republican Dan Kuykendall.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

1964 Democratic Senate primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Albert Gore Sr. 401,163 84.67%
Democratic Sam Galloway 37,974 8.02%
Democratic W. N. McKinney 21,414 4.52%
Democratic Charles Gordon Vick 11,059 2.33%

Republican primary

Dan Kuykendall was unopposed.[citation needed]

General election

Results

1964 U.S. Senate election in Tennessee[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Albert Gore Sr. 570,542 53.62% Decrease25.38
Republican Dan Kuykendall 493,475 46.38% Increase27.37
Total votes 1,064,017 100.00% N/A
Democratic hold

See also

References

  1. ^ "TN US Senate - D Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  2. ^ Cook, Rhodes (26 October 2017). America Votes 32: 2015-2016, Election Returns by State. CQ Press. ISBN 9781506368993 – via Google Books.