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Parents > United States > New Jersey > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1961 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 18, 1961 - 05:00am Central
Polls Close April 18, 1961 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 16, 1962 - 12:00pm
Term End January 18, 1966 - 12:00pm
Turnout 7.63% Total Population
ContributorMr. Matt
Last ModifiedMr. Matt August 29, 2011 06:45pm
Data SourcesNJ Secretary of State - Results of the Primary Election 1931-72
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1957
NameRobert B. Meyner Votes1,101,130 (54.55%)
Term01/21/1958 - 01/16/1962 Margin203,809 (+10.10%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1961
NameRichard J. Hughes Votes1,084,194 (50.37%)
Term01/01/1962 - 01/01/1966 Margin34,920 (+1.62%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceNJ Governor 11/07/1961
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Name Secretary of Labor James P. Mitchell St. Sen. Walter H. Jones St. Sen. Wayne Dumont, Jr. Louis Berns  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican  
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Certified Votes202,188 (43.68%) 160,553 (34.69%) 95,761 (20.69%) 4,376 (0.95%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -41,635 (-8.99%) -106,427 (-22.99%) -197,812 (-42.74%)  
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