1964 Texas gubernatorial election

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Nominee John Connally Jack Crichton
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,877,793 661,675
Percentage 73.8% 26.0%

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Results by county

Governor before election

John Connally
Democratic

Elected Governor

John Connally
Democratic

The 1964 Texas gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1964 to elect the Governor of Texas. Incumbent Democratic Governor John Connally was reelected to a second term, winning 74% of the vote to Republican Jack Crichton's 26%.

Connally swept all 254 counties in his massive landslide reelection victory and was sworn in for his second term on January 26, 1965.

Primaries[edit]

Republican[edit]

Republican Primary Results [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jack Crichton 128,146 100.00%
Total votes 128,146 100.00%

Democratic[edit]

Democratic Primary Results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Connally 1,125,884 69.06%
Democratic Don Yarborough 471,411 28.92%
Democratic M.T. Banks 22,047 1.35%
Democratic Johnnie Mae Hackworthe 10,955 0.67%
Total votes 1,630,297 100.00%

Results[edit]

General Election Results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Connally 1,877,793 73.79%
Republican Jack Crichton 661,675 26.00%
Constitution John C. Williams 5,257 0.32%
Total votes 2,544,753 100.00%
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texas Almanac".