1962 Wisconsin gubernatorial election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1962 Wisconsin gubernatorial election

← 1960 November 6, 1962 1964 →
  John Reynolds.jpg No image.svg
Nominee John W. Reynolds Philip Kuehn
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 637,491 625,536
Percentage 50.37% 49.43%

Wisconsin Governor Election Results by County, 1962.svg
County results
Reynolds:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%
Kuehn:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%

Governor before election

Gaylord Nelson
Democratic

Elected Governor

John W. Reynolds
Democratic

The 1962 gubernatorial election in Wisconsin was held on November 6, 1962. Democrat John W. Reynolds won the election with 51% of the vote, winning his first term as Governor of Wisconsin and defeating Republican Philip Kuehn.[1] As of 2020, this is the last time Menominee County voted for the Republican candidate.

Results[edit]

Wisconsin gubernatorial election, 1962[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democrat John W. Reynolds 637,491 50.37%
Republican Philip Kuehn 625,536 49.43%
Independent Adolf Wiggert 2,477 0.2%
Total votes 1,265,504 100

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. ^ "1962 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Wisconsin". Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved August 19, 2016.