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Parents > United States > Illinois > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1960 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 08, 1960 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1960 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 09, 1961 - 12:00pm
Term End January 11, 1965 - 12:00pm
Turnout 46.37% Total Population
ContributorCOSDem
Last Modifiedev July 07, 2010 07:55pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameWilliam G. Stratton Votes2,171,786 (50.34%)
Term01/13/1957 - 01/09/1961 Margin36,877 (+0.85%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameOtto Kerner, Jr. Votes2,418,394 (51.92%)
Term01/11/1965 - 05/21/1968 Margin179,299 (+3.85%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 12, 1960 IL Governor - R Primary William G. Stratton
R 844,707
Apr 12, 1960 IL Governor- D Primary Otto Kerner, Jr.
D 1,066,249
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Name Otto Kerner, Jr. (I) Gov. William G. Stratton Edward C. Gross (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Labor Nonpartisan  
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Uncertified Votes2,594,731 (55.51%) 2,070,479 (44.30%) 8,976 (0.19%) 1 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -524,252 (-11.22%) -2,585,755 (-55.32%) -2,594,730 (-55.51%)  
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