1974 Maryland gubernatorial election

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1974 Maryland gubernatorial election

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Nominee Marvin Mandel Louise Gore
Party Democratic Republican
Running mate Blair Lee III Frank B. Wade
Popular vote 602,648 346,449
Percentage 63.50% 36.50%

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County Results

Mandel:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Gore:

     50-60%

Governor before election

Marvin Mandel
Democratic

Elected Governor

Marvin Mandel
Democratic

The 1974 Maryland gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1974. Incumbent Democrat Marvin Mandel defeated Republican nominee Louise Gore with 63.50% of the vote.

Primary elections[edit]

Primary elections were held on September 10, 1974.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marvin Mandel 254,509 65.69
Democratic Wilson K. Barnes 96,902 25.01
Democratic Morgan L. Amaimo 18,939 4.89
Democratic Howard L. Gates 17,084 4.41
Total votes 387,434 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Louise Gore 57,626 53.60
Republican Lawrence Hogan 49,887 46.40
Total votes 107,513 100.00

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Marvin Mandel, Democratic
  • Louise Gore, Republican

Results[edit]

1974 Maryland gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Marvin Mandel 602,648 63.50%
Republican Louise Gore 346,449 36.50%
Majority 256,199
Turnout 949,097
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Guide to U.S. elections - CQ Press, Congressional Quarterly, inc". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  2. ^ "America Votes 31: 2013-2014, Election Returns by State - Rhodes Cook". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.