1974 Wisconsin gubernatorial election

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Wisconsin gubernatorial election, 1974

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Nominee Patrick Lucey William Dyke
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 628,639 497,195
Percentage 53.19% 42.07%

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County results

Governor before election

Patrick Lucey
Democratic

Elected Governor

Patrick Lucey
Democratic

The 1974 gubernatorial election in Wisconsin was held on November 5, 1974. Democrat Patrick Lucey won the election with 53% of the vote, winning his second term as Governor of Wisconsin and defeating Republican William Dyke.[1]

Results[edit]

Wisconsin gubernatorial election, 1974[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democrat Patrick Lucey 628,639 53.19%
Republican William Dyke 497,195 42.07%
American William H. Upham 33,528 2.84%
Independent Crazy Jim 12,233 1.04%
Socialist William O. Hart 5,159 0.44%
Communist Fred Blair 3,617 0.31%
Socialist Labor Georgia Cozzini 1,513 0.13%
Total votes 1,181,884 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joint Committee on Legislative Organization, Wisconsin Legislature (2015). Wisconsin Blue Book 2015-2016. Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Department of Administration. pp. 699–701. ISBN 978-0-9752820-7-6.
  2. ^ "1974 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Wisconsin". Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved August 19, 2016.