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Pittsburgh mayoral election, 1965

The Mayoral election of 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was held on Tuesday, November 2, 1965. The incumbent mayor, Joe Barr of the Democratic Party was victorious for his second term.

A total of 184,604 votes were cast. The 1965 race marks the last time that a Republican candidate was marginally competitive, as Barr defeated attorney Vince Rovitto by only about a 25% margin of victory. Subsequent Republicans have generally failed to achieve 30% of the total vote.
Pittsburgh mayoral election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Joe Barr 109,947 62.5
Republican Vince Rovitto 65,969 37.5
Turnout 175,915
Democratic hold Swing


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Pittsburgh mayoral election
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