1962 United States Senate election in New Hampshire

1962 United States Senate election in New Hampshire

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Nominee Norris Cotton Alfred Catalfo Jr.
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 134,035 90,444
Percentage 59.71% 40.29%

1962 United States Senate election in New Hampshire results map by county.svg
County results

Cotton:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Catalfo:      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

Norris Cotton
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Norris Cotton
Republican

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The 1962 United States Senate election in New Hampshire took place on November 6, 1962. Incumbent Republican Senator Norris Cotton won re-election to a second full term.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on September 11, 1962.

Democratic primary

Candidates

  • Alfred Catalfo Jr., attorney[1]

Results

Democratic primary results[2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alfred Catalfo Jr. 22,402 100.00
Total votes 22,402 100.00

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[2][3][4][6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norris Cotton 87,445 94.42
Republican Norman A. LePage 5,167 5.58
Total votes 92,612 100.00

General election

Results

1962 United States Senate election in New Hampshire[7][8][9][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norris Cotton (Incumbent) 134,035 59.71
Democratic Alfred Catalfo Jr. 90,444 40.29
Majority 43,591 19.42
Turnout 224,479
Republican hold

See also

References

  1. ^ "Alfred Catalfo Jr. Obituary (2016) Foster's Daily Democrat".
  2. ^ a b Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 137.
  3. ^ a b America Votes 5, p. 256.
  4. ^ a b Manual for the General Court 1963, p. 284.
  5. ^ "Politics: The New Hampshire Campaign". Time. New York City. February 21, 1964. Retrieved 20 September 2021.
  6. ^ "NH US Senate, 1962 - R Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 20 September 2021.
  7. ^ Congressional Quarterly 1998, p. 92.
  8. ^ America Votes 5, p. 252.
  9. ^ "NH US Senate, 1962". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 20 September 2021.
  10. ^ Manual for the General Court 1963, p. 406.
  11. ^ Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives (1963-03-16). "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 6, 1962" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.

Bibliography

  • Congressional Elections, 1946-1996. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. 1998. ISBN 1-56802-248-4.
  • Stark, Robert L., ed. (1963). Manual for the General Court of New Hampshire. Vol. 38. Concord, NH: Department of State, New Hampshire.
  • Scammon, Richard M., ed. (1964). America Votes 5: a handbook of contemporary American election statistics, 1962. Washington, D.C.: Governmental Affairs Institute.
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