Philadelphia mayoral election, 1967

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Turnout73%[1] Decrease 2 pp
  James H. J. Tate 1962 (a).jpg Arlen Specter (1960s).jpg
Nominee James Hugh Joseph Tate Arlen Specter
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 353,326 342,398
Percentage 48.98% 47.47%

Mayor before election

James Hugh Joseph Tate
Democratic

Elected Mayor

James Hugh Joseph Tate
Democratic

The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1967 saw the reelection of James Hugh Joseph Tate.

Results

1967 Philadelphia mayoral election (general election)[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Hugh Joseph Tate (incumbent) 353,326 48.98%
Republican Arlen Specter 342,398 47.47%
Constitutionial Joseph J. Frieri 9,931 1.38%
Political Freedom Rights Cecil B. Moore 9,031 1.25%
Conservative Leonard L. Smalls 6,675 0.93%
Turnout 721,361 100.00

References

  1. ^ Denvir, Daniel (22 May 2015). "Voter Turnout in U.S. Mayoral Elections Is Pathetic, But It Wasn't Always This Way". City Lab. Retrieved 28 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Mayors of the City of Philadelphia 1691-2000". City of Philadelphia. Retrieved 28 April 2019.