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Parents > United States > New York > New York City > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1961 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1961 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1961 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 01, 1962 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1966 - 12:00pm
Turnout 103.77% Registered 31.16% Total Population
Contributornystate63
Last Modifiedbudgeteer December 25, 2017 04:20pm
Data SourcesNYC Board of Elections - 1961 Annual Report
Description Wagner also ran on the Liberal and Brotherhood lines.
DEM 970,383 LIB 211,175 BRO 55,863

Lefkowitz also ran on the Civic Action and Non-Partisan lines.
REP 779,088 CIV 32,013 NON 24,590
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1957
NameRobert F. Wagner, Jr. Votes1,509,775 (69.23%)
Term01/01/1958 - 01/01/1962 Margin924,007 (+42.37%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1965
NameJohn V. Lindsay Votes1,149,106 (44.99%)
Term01/01/1966 - 01/01/1970 Margin102,407 (+4.01%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 28, 1961 NYC Mayor - L Convention Robert F. Wagner, Jr.
L 406
Sep 07, 1961 NYC Mayor - D Primary Robert F. Wagner, Jr.
D 748,742
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CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Mayor Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Attorney General Louis J. Lefkowitz Controller Lawrence E. Gerosa Vito P. Battista Richard Garza Eric Hass  
PartyDemocratic Republican Citizens United Taxpayers Socialist Workers Socialist Labor  
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Certified Votes1,237,421 (51.03%) 835,691 (34.46%) 321,604 (13.26%) 19,960 (0.82%) 7,037 (0.29%) 3,272 (0.14%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -401,730 (-16.57%) -915,817 (-37.77%) -1,217,461 (-50.20%) -1,230,384 (-50.74%) -1,234,149 (-50.89%)  
Fusion Votes
Democratic960,383
Liberal211,175
BRO Brotherhood55,863
Republican779,088
CAP Civic Action Party32,013
NPP Non-Partisan Party24,590
 
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