1966 United States Senate election in Colorado

The 1966 United States Senate election in Colorado took place on November 8, 1966. Incumbent Republican Senator Gordon Allott was re-elected to a third term in office, defeating Democratic State Senator Roy Romer.

1966 United States Senate election in Colorado

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Nominee Gordon Allott Roy Romer
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 368,307 266,198
Percentage 58.02% 41.93%

1966 United States Senate election in Colorado results map by county.svg
County results
Allott:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Romer:      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. senator before election

Gordon Allott
Republican

Elected U.S. senator

Gordon Allott
Republican

Romer would later be elected three terms as Treasurer of Colorado and another three terms as Governor.

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

General election results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gordon Allott (Incumbent) 368,307 58.02%  4.50
Democratic Roy Romer 266,198 41.93%  4.09
Independent Walter Cranson (write-in) 332 0.05% N/A
Total votes 634,837 100.00%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - CO US Senate Race - Nov 08, 1966". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  2. ^ Clerk of the United States House of Representatives (1967). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1966" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.