1963 Baltimore mayoral election

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Baltimore mayoral election, 1963
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← 1959 May 7, 1963 1967 →
 
Candidate Theodore McKeldin Philip H. Goodman
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 108,427 103,761
Percentage 51.10% 48.90%

Mayor before election

Philip H. Goodman
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Theodore McKeldin
Republican

The 1963 Baltimore mayoral election saw the former mayor and governor Theodore McKeldin return to office for a second non-consecutive term as mayor by defeating incumbent mayor Philip H. Goodman.

As of 2019, this is the last time a Republican won a mayoral election in Baltimore.[1]

Nominations[edit]

Primary elections were held March 5.[2][3][4]

Democratic primary[edit]

Among those challenging for the Democratic nomination Goodman were Comptroller R. Walter Graham, Jr. and City Council President Leon Abramson.[2]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Philip H. Goodman (incumbent) 70,961 49.48%
Democratic C. Meredith Boyce 38,705 26.99%
Democratic R. Walter Graham, Jr. 20,364 14.20%
Democratic Leon Abramson 10,017 6.98%
Democratic Morgan L. Amaimo 1,280 0.89%
Democratic William C. Lehnert 811 0.57%
Democratic Rose Sappe 437 0.31%
Democratic Milton Rothstein 429 0.30%
Democratic Thomas C. Stinett 414 0.29%
Total votes 143,418

Republican primary[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Theodore McKeldin 16,694 74.37%
Republican Samuel A. Culotta 4,675 20.83%
Republican Dorothy B. Davis 1,078 4.80%
Total votes 22,447

General election[edit]

The general election was held May 7.[4]

Baltimore mayoral general election, 1963[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Theodore McKeldin 108,427 51.10%
Democratic Philip H. Goodman 103,761 48.90%
Total votes 212,188

References[edit]

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