1964 United States Senate election in Vermont

The 1964 United States Senate election in Vermont took place on November 3, 1964. Incumbent Republican Winston L. Prouty successfully ran for re-election to another term in the United States Senate, defeating Democratic candidate Frederick J. Fayette.

1964 United States Senate election in Vermont

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Nominee Winston L. Prouty Frederick Fayette
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 87,879 76,457
Percentage 53.4% 46.5%

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County results
Prouty:      50–60%      60–70%
Fayette:      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

Winston L. Prouty
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Winston L. Prouty
Republican

Republican primaryEdit

ResultsEdit

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Winston L. Prouty (inc.) 43,648 99.9
Republican Other 63 0.1
Total votes '43,711' '100'

Democratic primaryEdit

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Frederick J. Fayette 12,388 71.1
Democratic William H. Meyer 4,913 28.2
Democratic Other 134 0.7
Total votes '17,435' '100'

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Vermont, 1964[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Winston L. Prouty 83,302 50.7
Independent Winston L. Prouty 4,516 2.7
N/A Winston L. Prouty 61 0.0
Total Winston L. Prouty (inc.) 87,879 53.4
Democratic Frederick J. Fayette 76,457 46.5
N/A Other 14 0.0
Total votes '164,350' '100'

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved June 16, 2015.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - U.S. Senator - 1914-2014" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016. Retrieved June 16, 2015.