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Hawaii - 50th State Holds First Election (1959)
Hawaii - 50th State Holds First Election (1959)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
PBS Hawaii - Insights Election 2014: Democratic Candidates for Governor
PBS Hawaii - Insights Election 2014: Democratic Candidates for Governor
Published: 2014/07/04
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Mufi Hannemann may run for governor with Hawaii Independent Party
Published: 2014/02/21
Channel: KITV
American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28
American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28
Published: 2013/09/05
Channel: CrashCourse
Your World In 9 Minutes Aka Candidates Prepare For Us Presidential Elections (1947)
Your World In 9 Minutes Aka Candidates Prepare For Us Presidential Elections (1947)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
PBS Hawaii - INSIGHTS: Republicans for U.S. Senate
PBS Hawaii - INSIGHTS: Republicans for U.S. Senate
Published: 2014/06/20
Channel: PBSHawaiiorg
Governor Neil Abercrombie Election Eve Nov 1st 2010, Hilo, Big Island Hawaii. Clip From Live Webcast
Governor Neil Abercrombie Election Eve Nov 1st 2010, Hilo, Big Island Hawaii. Clip From Live Webcast
Published: 2010/11/03
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EXCLUSIVE: Hanabusa says 2014 run for governor, Senate, Hous
EXCLUSIVE: Hanabusa says 2014 run for governor, Senate, Hous
Published: 2013/01/12
Channel: KHON2 News
January 6, 1961 - Vice President Richard M. Nixon declaring John F. Kennedy the next President
January 6, 1961 - Vice President Richard M. Nixon declaring John F. Kennedy the next President
Published: 2016/12/27
Channel: HelmerReenberg
1971: Hawaii
1971: Hawaii's 2nd governor Mr. John A. Burns in a parade. HONOLULU, HAWAII
Published: 2015/11/30
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Rockefeller And His Bride (1959)
Rockefeller And His Bride (1959)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
An Aura of Greatness, John A. Burns.
An Aura of Greatness, John A. Burns.
Published: 2015/04/24
Channel: KITV
Hawaii Senate passes marriage equality bill
Hawaii Senate passes marriage equality bill
Published: 2013/10/31
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Lingle releases new ad addressing Inouye's comments
Published: 2012/10/05
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Hawaii, Rockefeller, Horse Racing
Hawaii, Rockefeller, Horse Racing
Published: 2015/07/21
Channel: AP Archive
PBS Hawaii - Election 2014: House District 36 and Senate District 23
PBS Hawaii - Election 2014: House District 36 and Senate District 23
Published: 2014/08/29
Channel: PBSHawaiiorg
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Montage of KITV's coverage of the 2014 Hawaii Primary Election
Published: 2014/08/10
Channel: KITV
HĀLĀWAI Aloha ʻĀina. Why you should Protest Na‘i Aupuni. 30 minute summary.
HĀLĀWAI Aloha ʻĀina. Why you should Protest Na‘i Aupuni. 30 minute summary.
Published: 2015/11/03
Channel: APECEpic
LONG STORY SHORT WITH LESLIE WILCOX: Jim Burns, His Own Man | PBS Hawaiʻi
LONG STORY SHORT WITH LESLIE WILCOX: Jim Burns, His Own Man | PBS Hawaiʻi
Published: 2014/08/20
Channel: PBSHawaiiorg
David Ige for Governor: Family Man
David Ige for Governor: Family Man
Published: 2014/04/17
Channel: DavidIge2014
Kennedy vs. Nixon - 1st 1960 Debate
Kennedy vs. Nixon - 1st 1960 Debate
Published: 2008/08/16
Channel: Max Power
Governor Abercrombie
Governor Abercrombie's 2014 State of the State
Published: 2014/02/20
Channel: Honolulu News
Hawaii Democratic Party Divided Before Election
Hawaii Democratic Party Divided Before Election
Published: 2010/05/17
Channel: KITV
Hawaii GOP reviews 2011 State of the State Speech
Hawaii GOP reviews 2011 State of the State Speech
Published: 2011/01/24
Channel: GOPHawaii
Vice President Nixon Leaves For Moscow - American National Exhibition In Moscow (1959)
Vice President Nixon Leaves For Moscow - American National Exhibition In Moscow (1959)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
Hawaii Independent Party petitions for place on ballot
Hawaii Independent Party petitions for place on ballot
Published: 2014/02/21
Channel: KHON2 News
Hawaii Independent Party certified for place on ballot
Hawaii Independent Party certified for place on ballot
Published: 2014/02/21
Channel: KHON2 News
Linda Lingle - Governor of Hawaii - 2006 Pacific Alliance Championships
Linda Lingle - Governor of Hawaii - 2006 Pacific Alliance Championships
Published: 2012/07/20
Channel: USA Gymnastics
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Eisenhower signing Proclamation
Published: 2009/01/30
Channel: Oni Baba
Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie
Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie's State of State Address
Published: 2014/01/28
Channel: Honolulu News
Gov. John Waihee testimony opposing SB609
Gov. John Waihee testimony opposing SB609
Published: 2011/02/15
Channel: Burt Lum
1960 U.S. Presidential Election Ad - Dwight Eisenhower knocks V.P. Richard Nixon
1960 U.S. Presidential Election Ad - Dwight Eisenhower knocks V.P. Richard Nixon
Published: 2014/12/02
Channel: CBGP Television
Hawaii Election Commission 2014
Hawaii Election Commission 2014
Published: 2014/07/01
Channel: achrisco
Puerto Rico Governor Demands $94 Billion In Relief, Then Pays Employees Massive Christmas Bonuses
Puerto Rico Governor Demands $94 Billion In Relief, Then Pays Employees Massive Christmas Bonuses
Published: 2017/12/06
Channel: Breaking News Global 24/7
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Published: 2015/11/16
Channel: APECEpic
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie's 2013 State of the State, 1 of 4
Published: 2013/01/24
Channel: Honolulu News
HSTA endorses David Ige for Governor
HSTA endorses David Ige for Governor
Published: 2014/02/17
Channel: KHON2 News
Hawaii -- Vote NO for CON CON on Nov 4th!
Hawaii -- Vote NO for CON CON on Nov 4th!
Published: 2008/10/10
Channel: jrurbaniak
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Governor Neil Abercrombie Hawaii County Dem Con
Published: 2014/05/04
Channel: Kerri Marks
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Hawaii: State House of Representatives
Published: 2012/02/01
Channel: Honolulu News
Obama Kenya Ancestry Home Tour
Obama Kenya Ancestry Home Tour
Published: 2014/02/25
Channel: Anthony Elmore
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Breaking: Puerto Rico Voters Overwhelmingly Say Yes to Statehood
Published: 2017/06/12
Channel: Breaking News Global 24/7
State Announces Reduction In Unemployment Taxes for 2014
State Announces Reduction In Unemployment Taxes for 2014
Published: 2013/12/20
Channel: Neil Abercrombie
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie
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Published: 2013/01/25
Channel: Honolulu News
04/29/60 Hawaiian beauty crowned the queen of Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
04/29/60 Hawaiian beauty crowned the queen of Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
Published: 2016/10/18
Channel: nutty.archives
Hawaii Political Reporter 4/8/14 Good News, NSA Spying Extent , Federal Reserve 100
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Published: 2014/04/07
Channel: KHPRdotNet
Former Fasi Cabinet Member Ed Hirata On Mayor
Former Fasi Cabinet Member Ed Hirata On Mayor
Published: 2010/03/03
Channel: KITV
Governor Neil Abercrombie Talk Story with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii
Governor Neil Abercrombie Talk Story with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii
Published: 2013/12/10
Channel: Neil Abercrombie
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Gov. Abercrombie concedes to Ige
Published: 2014/08/10
Channel: KITV
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Published: 2016/08/19
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Hawaii gubernatorial election, 1959
Hawaii
July 28, 1959 1962 →
  William F. Quinn (PP-28-3-011).jpg John A. Burns 1966.jpg
Nominee William F. Quinn John A. Burns
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate James Kealoha Mitsuyuki Kido
Popular vote 86,213 82,074
Percentage 51.1% 48.7%

Hawaii gubernatorial election map 1966.svg
County results

Elected Governor

William F. Quinn
Republican

The 1959 Hawaii gubernatorial election was Hawaii's first gubernatorial election. The election was held on July 28, 1959; one month after Hawaiians had voted for statehood in accordance with the Hawaii Admission Act[1][2] and one month before admission as the 50th state on August 21, 1959.[3]

In the election, the Republican candidate, Territorial Governor William F. Quinn, defeated the Democratic candidate, Territorial Delegate John A. Burns. Quinn won only the island of Oahu while Burns carried all other islands.[4]

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Hawaii gubernatorial election, 1959[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican William F. Quinn 86,213 51.12
Democratic John A. Burns 82,074 48.66
Commonwealth David Kihei 375 0.22
Majority 4,139 2.45
Turnout 168,662

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hawaii Statehood Admissions Act, 1959". Hawaii-nation.org. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  2. ^ "USC 48 Ch 3, S. 3 HAWAII". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  3. ^ "When Did Hawaii Become A State?". Mauihawaii.org. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  4. ^ a b "HI Governor Race – Jul 28, 1959". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 


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