1964 United States Senate election in Indiana

The 1964 United States Senate election in Indiana took place on November 3, 1964. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Vance Hartke was re-elected to a second term in office over Republican D. Russell Bontrager.

1964 United States Senate election in Indiana

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Nominee Vance Hartke D. Russell Bontrager
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,128,505 941,519
Percentage 54.33% 45.33%

1964 United States Senate election in Indiana results map by county.svg
County results
Hartke:      50–60%      60–70%
Bontrager:      40-50%      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. senator before election

Vance Hartke
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Vance Hartke
Democratic

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

  • D. Russell Bontrager (Republican)
  • Vance Hartke, incumbent U.S. Senator since 1959 (Democratic)
  • Casimer Kanczuzewski (Socialist Labor)
  • J. Ralston Miller (Prohibition)

ResultsEdit

General election results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Vance Hartke (inc.) 1,128,505 54.33%  2.13
Republican D. Russell Bontrager 941,519 45.33%  2.91
Prohibition J. Ralston Miller 5,708 0.28%  0.84
Socialist Labor Party (United States) Casimer Kanczuzewski 1,231 0.06% N/A
Total votes 2,076,963 100.00%
Democratic hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1964election.pdf
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - IN US Senate Race - Nov 03, 1964".