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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1964 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 03, 1964 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1964 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 11, 1965 - 12:00pm
Term End May 21, 1968 - 12:00pm
Turnout 46.20% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last Modifiedev December 15, 2009 09:50pm
Data SourcesIllinois Secretary of State
Description Governor Kerner resigned on May 20th, 1968 when he was appointed a federal appeals judge.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1960
NameOtto Kerner, Jr. Votes2,594,731 (55.51%)
Term01/09/1961 - 01/11/1965 Margin524,252 (+11.22%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won05/21/1968
NameSamuel H. Shapiro Votes1 (100.00%)
Term05/21/1968 - 01/13/1969 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 14, 1964 IL Governor-D Primary Otto Kerner, Jr. D 917,616
Apr 14, 1964 IL Governor - R Primary Charles H. Percy R 1,038,622
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Name (I) Gov. Otto Kerner, Jr. Charles H. Percy (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes2,418,394 (51.93%) 2,239,095 (48.08%) 11 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -179,299 (-3.85%) -2,418,383 (-51.92%)  
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