1960 Nebraska gubernatorial election

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Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1960

← 1958 November 8, 1960 1962 →
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Nominee Frank B. Morrison John R. Cooper
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 311,344 287,302
Percentage 52.0% 48.0%

Governor before election

Dwight W. Burney
Republican

Elected Governor

Frank B. Morrison
Democratic

The 1960 Nebraska gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1960, and featured attorney and frequent political candidate Frank B. Morrison, a Democrat, defeating Republican nominee, state Senator John R. Cooper.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Charles A. Bates
  • Robert B. Conrad, administrative assistant to Governor Ralph G. Brooks
  • Tony Mangiamelli
  • Frank B. Morrison, attorney and former school superintendent

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank B. Morrison 51,335 47.98
Democratic Robert B. Conrad 44,486 41.58
Democratic Charles A. Bates 5,487 5.13
Democratic Tony Mangiamelli 5,254 4.91
Democratic Write-in 426 0.40

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Hazel Abel, former U.S. Senator and businesswoman
  • Terry Carpenter, member of the Nebraska Legislature and former U.S. Representative
  • John R. Cooper, member of the Nebraska Legislature
  • Del Lienemann, accountant[2]
  • George H. Ramsey
  • Dwain Williams, member of the Nebraska Legislature

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John R. Cooper 61,286 37.74
Republican Hazel Abel 39,109 24.08
Republican Terry Carpenter 25,659 15.80
Republican Dwain Williams 23,545 14.50
Republican Del Lienemann 9,390 5.78
Republican George H. Ramsey 3,239 2.00
Republican Write-in 168 0.10

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Nebraska gubernatorial election, 1960[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank B. Morrison 311,344 51.98%
Republican John R. Cooper 287,302 47.97%
Write-in Others 325 0.05%
Total votes 598,971 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://govdocs.nebraska.gov/epubs/S1200/S001-1960prim_gen.pdf
  2. ^ "Nebraska's oldest active CPA gives CBA $1 million". Nebraska Today. September 24, 2012. Retrieved September 25, 2017.