1958 Maryland gubernatorial election

The 1958 Maryland gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1958. Democratic nominee J. Millard Tawes defeated Republican nominee James Devereux with 63.55% of the vote.

1958 Maryland gubernatorial election

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  J Millard Tawes.jpg James Patrick Sinnott Devereux.jpg
Nominee J. Millard Tawes James Devereux
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 485,061 278,173
Percentage 63.55% 36.45%

1958 Maryland gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Tawes:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Governor before election

Theodore McKeldin
Republican

Elected Governor

J. Millard Tawes
Democratic

Primary electionsEdit

Primary elections were held on May 20, 1958.[1]

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic J. Millard Tawes 261,594 82.05
Democratic Bruce S. Campbell 24,953 7.83
Democratic Morgan L. Amaimo 16,459 5.16
Democratic Joseph A. Phillips 15,836 4.97
Total votes 318,842 100.00

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • J. Millard Tawes, Democratic
  • James Devereux, Republican

ResultsEdit

1958 Maryland gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic J. Millard Tawes 485,061 63.55%
Republican James Devereux 278,173 36.45%
Majority 206,888
Turnout 763,234
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Guide to U.S. elections - CQ Press, Congressional Quarterly, inc. CQ Press. 2005. ISBN 9781568029818. Retrieved 2019-06-27.
  2. ^ Cook, Rhodes (17 November 2015). America Votes 31: 2013-2014, Election Returns by State - Rhodes Cook. ISBN 9781483383026. Retrieved 2019-06-27.