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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 07, 1962 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1962 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1962 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1963 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1967 - 12:00pm
Turnout 38.68% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler October 26, 2007 05:48pm
Data SourcesThe certified totals do not include the 25 write-in votes certified in Chester County, which have been added here.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1958
NameDavid Leo Lawrence Votes2,024,852 (50.79%)
Term01/20/1959 - 01/20/1963 Margin76,083 (+1.91%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1966
NameRaymond P. Shafer Votes2,110,349 (52.10%)
Term01/20/1967 - 01/20/1971 Margin241,630 (+5.97%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 15, 1962 PA Governor- D Primary Richardson Dilworth
D 891,238
May 15, 1962 PA Governor- R Primary William W. Scranton
R 952,826
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Name Rep. William W. Scranton Mayor Richardson Dilworth George S. Taylor (W) Others  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist Labor Independent  
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Uncertified Votes2,424,918 (55.39%) 1,938,627 (44.28%) 14,340 (0.33%) 182 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -486,291 (-11.11%) -2,410,578 (-55.06%) -2,424,736 (-55.38%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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