1962 South Dakota gubernatorial election

The 1962 South Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1962.

1962 South Dakota gubernatorial election

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  Archie M. Gubbrud 1962.jpg Ralph Herseth.jpg
Nominee Archie M. Gubbrud Ralph Herseth
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 143,682 112,438
Percentage 56.10% 43.90%

1962 South Dakota gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results

Gubbrud:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Herseth:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Archie M. Gubbrud
Republican

Elected Governor

Archie M. Gubbrud
Republican

Incumbent Republican Governor Archie M. Gubbrud defeated Democratic nominee Ralph Herseth with 56.10% of the vote.

Primary electionsEdit

Primary elections were held on June 5, 1962.

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ralph Herseth unopposed

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Archie M. Gubbrud (inc.) unopposed

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1962 South Dakota gubernatorial election[3][4][5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Archie M. Gubbrud (inc.) 143,682 56.10%
Democratic Ralph Herseth 112,438 43.90%
Majority 31,244 12.20%
Turnout 256,120 100.00%
Republican hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 142.
  2. ^ a b America Votes 5, p. 377.
  3. ^ Elections (PDF). 2005 South Dakota Legislative Manual. p. 636. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  4. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 79.
  5. ^ America Votes 5, p. 370.
  6. ^ "SD Governor, 1962". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 13 May 2020.

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