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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 1961 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 1961 - 06:00pm
Term Start January 01, 1962 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1966 - 12:00pm
Turnout 35.48% Total Population
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last ModifiedRBH September 11, 2007 04:01pm
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 24, Scammon, p. 297
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1957
NameRobert Baumle Meyner Votes1,101,130 (54.55%)
Term01/21/1958 - 01/16/1962 Margin203,809 (+10.10%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1965
NameRichard Joseph Hughes Votes1,279,568 (57.39%)
Term01/01/1966 - 01/01/1970 Margin363,572 (+16.31%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 18, 1961 NJ Governor - D Primary Richard Joseph Hughes
Apr 18, 1961 NJ Governor - R Primary James P. Mitchell
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Name Richard Joseph Hughes Secretary of Labor James P. Mitchell Reinhart V. Metzger Henry J. Krajewski Edward J. Lueddeke G. George Addonizio Albert Ronis
PartyDemocratic Republican Conservative Veterans Bonus Now Prosperity with Liberty Independent Socialist Labor
Uncertified Votes1,084,194 (50.37%) 1,049,274 (48.74%) 5,820 (0.27%) 3,904 (0.18%) 2,541 (0.12%) 2,462 (0.11%) 2,103 (0.10%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -34,920 (-1.62%) -1,078,374 (-50.09%) -1,080,290 (-50.18%) -1,081,653 (-50.25%) -1,081,732 (-50.25%) -1,082,091 (-50.27%)
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Name Daniel Petrino Ruth F. Shiminsky  
PartyState Soldiers Bonus Socialist Workers  
Uncertified Votes1,393 (0.07%) 971 (0.05%)  
Margin-1,082,801 (-50.30%) -1,083,223 (-50.32%)  
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