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United States Senate election in New York, 1962


United States Senate election in New York, 1962

United States Senate election in New York, 1956

November 6, 1962

Nominee Jacob K. Javits James B. Donovan
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 3,269,772 2,289,323
Percentage 49.68% 40.14%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Jacob K. Javits

Elected U.S. Senator

Jacob K. Javits

The 1962 United States Senate election in New York was held on November 6, 1962. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Jacob Javits won against Democratic challenger James B. Donovan.


  • Major candidates 1
    • Republican 1.1
    • Democratic 1.2
  • Results 2
  • References 3

Major candidates


  • Jacob K. Javits, incumbent U.S. Senator since 1957 and former U.S. Congressman (1947–1954)



General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jacob K. Javits 3,272,417 57.38 + 4.11
Democratic James B. Donovan 2,113,772
Liberal James B. Donovan 175,551
total James B. Donovan 2,289,323 40.14 - 6.57
Conservative Kieran O'Doherty 116,151 2.04 + 2.04
Socialist Workers Carl Feingold 17,440 0.31 + 0.31
Socialist Labor Stephen Emery 7,786 0.14 + 0.14


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