1961 Gubernatorial General Election Results - New Jersey
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Popular Vote
Richard J. HughesDemocratic 1,084,194 50.37%
James P. MitchellRepublican 1,049,274 48.74%
Reinhardt V. MetzgerConservative 5,820 0.27%
YOther (+) - 13,374 0.62%
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Demographic Data

1970 Population:7,171,112Enum.1970 Population Density:373.3persons/km2
1960 Population:6,066,782Enum.1960 Population Density:315.8persons/km2
Land Area (2000):19,211km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.7%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Jersey Secretary of State. Results of the General Election Held November 7th, 1961, New Jersey Secretary of State (http://www.njelections.org/1920-1970-results/1961-general-election.pdf) (accessed 25 Feb 2013)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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