1964 United States Senate election in Utah

The 1964 United States Senate election in Utah was held on November 3, 1964.

1964 United States Senate election in Utah

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  Senator Frank Moss.jpg Ernest Leroy Wilkinson.jpg
Nominee Frank Moss Ernest L. Wilkinson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 227,822 169,562
Percentage 57.3% 42.7%

1964 United States Senate election in Utah results map by county.svg
County results
Moss:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Wilkinson:      50-60%      60-70%

U.S. senator before election

Frank Moss
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Frank Moss
Democratic

Incumbent Democratic Senator Frank Moss was re-elected to a second term in office, defeating Republican Ernest L. Wilkinson, the president of Brigham Young University.

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1964 Republican U.S. Senate primary[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ernest L. Wilkinson 61,167 50.73%
Republican Sherman P. Lloyd 59,398 49.27%
Total votes 120,565 100.00%

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1964 U.S. Senate election in Utah[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Frank Moss (incumbent) 227,822 57.33%  18.60
Republican Ernest L. Wilkinson 169,562 42.67%  7.84
Total votes 397,384 100.00% N/A
Democratic hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UT US Senate - R Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 14 Feb 2021.
  2. ^ "UT US Senate". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 14 Feb 2021.