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Parents > United States > New Mexico > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1960 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1960 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 01, 1961 - 12:00pm
Term End November 30, 1962 - 12:00pm
Turnout 32.13% Total Population
ContributorSome say...
Last ModifiedRBH August 14, 2012 03:03am
Data SourcesAmerica Votes, Vol 24, Scammon, p. 297
Description Mechem resigned in order to be appointed to the US Senate.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameJohn Burroughs Votes103,481 (50.47%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1961 Margin1,914 (+0.93%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1962
NameJack M. Campbell Votes130,933 (52.98%)
Term01/01/1963 - 01/01/1965 Margin14,749 (+5.97%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 10, 1960 NM Governor - D Primary John Burroughs D 123,795
May 10, 1960 NM Governor - R Primary Edwin L. Mechem R 38,817
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Name Gov. Edwin L. Mechem (I) Gov. John Burroughs  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes153,765 (50.33%) 151,777 (49.68%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,988 (-0.65%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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