1962 North Dakota gubernatorial election

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1962 North Dakota gubernatorial election

← 1960 November 6, 1962 1964 →
  William L. Guy North Dakota Governor 1968.jpg Mark Andrews, US Senator from North Dakota.jpg
Nominee William L. Guy Mark Andrews
Party Democratic-NPL Republican
Popular vote 115,258 113,251
Percentage 50.44% 49.56%

North Dakota Governor Election Results by County, 1962.svg
County results
Guy:      50–60%      60–70%
Andrews:      50-60%      60-70%

Governor before election

William L. Guy
Democratic-NPL

Elected Governor

William L. Guy
Democratic-NPL

The 1962 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1962. Incumbent Democrat William L. Guy defeated Republican nominee Mark Andrews with 50.44% of the vote.

Primary elections[edit]

Primary elections were held on June 26, 1962.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-NPL William L. Guy 48,020 100.00
Total votes 48,020 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Andrews 68,870 100.00
Total votes 68,870 100.00

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • William L. Guy, Democratic
  • Mark Andrews, Republican

Results[edit]

1962 North Dakota gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic-NPL William L. Guy 115,258 50.44%
Republican Mark Andrews 113,251 49.56%
Majority 2,007
Turnout 228,509
Democratic-NPL hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1962. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  2. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1962. Retrieved May 10, 2019.