1967 Columbus, Ohio mayoral election

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Columbus, Ohio mayoral election, 1967
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Candidate Jack Sensenbrenner Jerry Spears, Jr.
Party Democratic Republican

Mayor before election

Jack Sensenbrenner
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Jack Sensenbrenner
Democratic

The Columbus mayoral election of 1967 was the 73rd mayoral election in Columbus, Ohio. During the primary nomination on May 2, 1967, the Columbus electorate nominated Republican Jerry Spears, Jr., a businessman from the Hilltop neighborhood, and incumbent Democratic mayor Jack Sensenbrenner to compete in the mayoral election. On Tuesday, November 7, 1967, mayor Jack Sensenbrenner defeated Jerry Spears, Jr.

Further reading[edit]

  • Craig, James (January 6, 1967). "Franklin County Republican Committee Endorses Jerry Spears Jr For Mayor". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 1A.
  • Craig, James (November 17, 1967). "Official Votes For Major Columbus and Franklin Co Offices and Issues Are Tabulated For the Election Of 11/7/67". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 1B.
  • Focht, Carolyn (November 5, 1967). "Betty Everett, 37 Frederick St, Analyzes Personalities Of Mayoral Candidates Spears and Sensenbrenner On Basis Of Handwriting Samples (Thereby Confirming Our Worst Suspicions)". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 8A.
  • Focht, Carolyn (November 8, 1967). "Re-elected Cols Mayor Maynard Sensenbrenner Assures Voters That This New Term Will Be His Last". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 1A.
  • Huntzinger, Howard (December 14, 1966). "Franklin County Republican Chairman William Schneider Says He Will Not Release Results Of A Poll To Determine Committee Preference For A GOP Candidate For Columbus Mayor". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 1B.
  • Huntzinger, Howard (December 6, 1966). "Franklin County Republican Chairman William Schneider Says There Are Many Persons Interested In Running Against Mayor Sensenbrenner In the May 1967 Primary Election". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 3A.
  • "Jerry Spears Jr, 50, A Hilltop Businessman, Announces His Candidacy For Nomination As Mayor In the May 2 Primary". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. January 2, 1967. p. 1A.
  • "Jerry Spears Jr, 50, Hilltop Businessman, Is Slated To Receive the Franklin County Republican Party's Endorsement As A Candidate For Columbus Mayor In the May 2 Primary". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. January 5, 1967. p. 6A.
  • Jordan, Gene (May 3, 1967). "Cols Mayor Sensenbrenner Scores A Resounding Victory In the 5/2 Primary and Must Be Regarded As A Heavy Favorite For Re-election In November". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 4A.
  • Jordan, Gene (May 10, 1967). "Service Dir Warren Cremean Is Not Available To Answer Questions About Secrecy Surrounding Newly Created Mayor's Club, Designed To Finance Mayor Sensenbrenner's Reelection". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 9A.
  • Stout, Ned (November 20, 1966). "Columbus Mayor Maynard Sensenbrenner Plans Re-election Bid". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 37A.
  • Stout, Ned (May 12, 1967). "Columbus Service Dir Warren J Cremean Refuses To Divulge Mayor's Club Members' Names, But Says the Organization's Role Is Only For Support Of Mayor Sensenbrenner's Reelection". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 1B.
  • Stout, Ned (April 8, 1967). "The Columbus-Franklin County AFL-CIO Endorses the 5/2 Primary Election Of Mayor Sensenbrenner". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 14.
  • Stout, Ned (November 8, 1967). "Cols Mayor Sensenbrenner Is Elected To Unprecedented Fourth Term With A Record 70% Of the Mayoral Vote (Other Major City Election Winners Noted)". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 1A.
  • Stout, Ned (May 3, 1967). "5 Democrats and 3 Republicans Gain Slots On the November Cols City Council Ballot; Mayor Sensenbrenner Is Victorious Over 2 Republican Opponents In the Mayoral Race". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. p. 1A.
  • "Unsuccessful In His Bid For State Representative, Richard Sensenbrenner Is Given $2000 Pay Raise As Administrative Assistant To His Father, Mayor Maynard Sensenbrenner". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio. November 14, 1966. p. 1B.