1962 South Dakota gubernatorial election

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1962 South Dakota gubernatorial election

← 1960 November 6, 1962 1964 →
  Archie M. Gubbrud 1962.jpg Ralph Herseth.jpg
Nominee Archie M. Gubbrud Ralph Herseth
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 143,682 112,438
Percentage 56.10% 43.90%

South Dakota Governor Election Results by County, 1962.svg
County results

Gubbrud:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Herseth:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Archie M. Gubbrud
Republican

Elected Governor

Archie M. Gubbrud
Republican

The 1962 South Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1962.

Incumbent Republican Governor Archie M. Gubbrud defeated Democratic nominee Ralph Herseth with 56.10% of the vote.

Primary elections[edit]

Primary elections were held on June 5, 1962.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ralph Herseth unopposed

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Archie M. Gubbrud unopposed

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

1962 South Dakota gubernatorial election[3][4][5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Archie M. Gubbrud 143,682 56.10%
Democratic Ralph Herseth 112,438 43.90%
Majority 31,244 12.20%
Turnout 256,120 100.00%
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 142.
  2. ^ a b America Votes 5, p. 377.
  3. ^ Elections (PDF). 2005 South Dakota Legislative Manual. p. 636. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  4. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 79.
  5. ^ America Votes 5, p. 370.
  6. ^ "SD Governor, 1962". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 13 May 2020.

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