1970 New Hampshire gubernatorial election
Peterson: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70%
The 1970 New Hampshire gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1970.
Incumbent Republican Governor Walter R. Peterson Jr. defeated Democratic nominee Roger J. Crowley with 45.99% of the vote.
Primary elections were held on September 8, 1970.
- Roger J. Crowley, former State Commissioner of Resources and Economic Development
- Dennis J. Sullivan, Mayor of Nashua
- Charles F. Whittemore, former State Commissioner of Health and Welfare