1969 United States gubernatorial elections
(including a special election in Maryland)
United States gubernatorial elections were held on November 4, 1969 in two states and one territory, with a January 7 special election held in Maryland. Republicans achieved a net gain of one in these elections.
A bolded state name features an article about the specific election.
|Maryland*||Spiro Agnew||Republican||Elected Vice President, Democratic victory[note 1]||Marvin Mandel (Democratic) 70.00% |
Rogers Morton (Republican) 14.44%
Francis X. Gallagher (Democratic) 8.33%
William S. James (Democratic) 7.22%
|New Jersey||Richard J. Hughes||Democratic||Term-limited, Republican victory||William T. Cahill (Republican) 59.66% |
Robert B. Meyner (Democratic) 38.49%
James E. Johnson (Independent) 0.45%
Jack D. Alvino (Independent) 0.43%
Winifred O. Perry (Conservative) 0.43%
Louis Vanderplate (Independent) 0.28%
Julius Levin (Socialist Labor) 0.26%
|Virginia||Mills E. Godwin, Jr.||Democratic||Term-limited, Republican victory||A. Linwood Holton, Jr. (Republican) 52.51% |
William C. Battle (Democratic) 45.40%
Beverly B. McDowell (Virginia Conservative) 1.16%
William A. Pennington (American Independent) 0.81%
George R. Walker (Independent) 0.13%
*Note: Special election which occurred on January 7, 1969.
- Special election was conducted by the Maryland General Assembly.
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