County and independent city results
Godwin: 30–40% 40–50% 50–60% 60–70% 70–80%
Holton: 30–40% 40–50% 50–60% 60–70%
Story: 30–40% 40–50% 50–60%
|Elections in Virginia|
In the 1965 Virginia gubernatorial election, incumbent Governor Albertis Harrison, a Democrat, was unable to seek re-election due to term limits. Linwood Holton, an attorney from Roanoke, was nominated by the Republican Party to run against Democratic Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Mills Godwin.
George Lincoln Rockwell, an avowed White Supremacist and founder/leader of the American Nazi Party, ran as an independent candidate.
|Democratic||Mills E. Godwin Jr.||296,526||47.89%||-15.96%|
|Republican||A. Linwood Holton Jr.||212,207||37.71%||+1.56%|
|Conservative Party of Virginia (1965)||William J. Story Jr.||75,307||13.38%||+13.38%|
|Independent||George Lincoln Rockwell||5,730||1.02%|