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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
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Published: 2014/07/14
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Saar Elections (1947)
Saar Elections (1947)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
Montage of KITV
Montage of KITV's coverage of the 2014 Hawaii Primary Election
Published: 2014/08/10
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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
Kennedy vs. Nixon - 1st 1960 Debate
Kennedy vs. Nixon - 1st 1960 Debate
Published: 2008/08/16
Channel: Max Power
Governor Neil Abercrombie Hawaii County Dem Con
Governor Neil Abercrombie Hawaii County Dem Con
Published: 2014/05/04
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An Aura of Greatness, John A. Burns.
An Aura of Greatness, John A. Burns.
Published: 2015/04/24
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David Ige for Governor: Family Man
David Ige for Governor: Family Man
Published: 2014/04/17
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The Kitchen Debate (Nixon and Khrushchev, 1959)  Part I of II
The Kitchen Debate (Nixon and Khrushchev, 1959) Part I of II
Published: 2009/08/25
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Meet The Press - Leroy Collins, Governor, Florida (July 3, 1960)
Meet The Press - Leroy Collins, Governor, Florida (July 3, 1960)
Published: 2016/07/12
Channel: A Room With A View
May 9, 1961 - Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson in Honolulu, Hawaii
May 9, 1961 - Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson in Honolulu, Hawaii
Published: 2013/04/09
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Hawaii Governor:
Hawaii Governor: 'We've Come Through'
Published: 2014/08/09
Channel: Associated Press
PBS Hawaii - INSIGHTS: What Role Does Hawaiian Language Play in Our State?
PBS Hawaii - INSIGHTS: What Role Does Hawaiian Language Play in Our State?
Published: 2014/02/14
Channel: PBSHawaiiorg
United States Senate election in Hawaii, 2016
United States Senate election in Hawaii, 2016
Published: 2018/02/09
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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
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
Gov. George Ariyoshi supports Sen. David Ige
Gov. George Ariyoshi supports Sen. David Ige
Published: 2014/02/02
Channel: DavidIge2014
Hawaii Election Commission 2014
Hawaii Election Commission 2014
Published: 2014/07/01
Channel: achrisco
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
United States presidential election in Hawaii, 2016
United States presidential election in Hawaii, 2016
Published: 2018/02/03
Channel: Search Engine
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
Channel: livehawaiianlegends
PBS Hawaii - Insights Election 2014: Democratic Candidates for Governor
PBS Hawaii - Insights Election 2014: Democratic Candidates for Governor
Published: 2014/07/04
Channel: PBSHawaiiorg
1960 U.S Elections - Nixon talks about Kruschev
1960 U.S Elections - Nixon talks about Kruschev
Published: 2016/11/13
Channel: FuntasyPublicDomain
Hawaii s 1st congressional district special election, 2016
Hawaii s 1st congressional district special election, 2016
Published: 2018/02/09
Channel: Search Engine
PBS Hawaii - INSIGHTS: Republicans for U.S. Senate
PBS Hawaii - INSIGHTS: Republicans for U.S. Senate
Published: 2014/06/20
Channel: PBSHawaiiorg
Gov. Abercrombie concedes to Ige
Gov. Abercrombie concedes to Ige
Published: 2014/08/10
Channel: KITV
Hawaii Independent Party certified for place on ballot
Hawaii Independent Party certified for place on ballot
Published: 2014/02/21
Channel: KHON2 News
Honolulu mayoral election, 2016
Honolulu mayoral election, 2016
Published: 2018/02/10
Channel: Search Engine
Hawaii GOP reviews 2011 State of the State Speech
Hawaii GOP reviews 2011 State of the State Speech
Published: 2011/01/24
Channel: GOPHawaii
Mufi Hannemann may run for governor with Hawaii Independent Party
Mufi Hannemann may run for governor with Hawaii Independent Party
Published: 2014/02/21
Channel: KITV
Hawaii Independent Party petitions for place on ballot
Hawaii Independent Party petitions for place on ballot
Published: 2014/02/21
Channel: KHON2 News
USA Presidential Election Ad (1960) - John F. Kennedy on The Great Issue - Freedom or Communism
USA Presidential Election Ad (1960) - John F. Kennedy on The Great Issue - Freedom or Communism
Published: 2015/04/20
Channel: CBGP News
American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28
American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28
Published: 2013/09/05
Channel: CrashCourse
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
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
Hawaii -- Vote NO for CON CON on Nov 4th!
Hawaii -- Vote NO for CON CON on Nov 4th!
Published: 2008/10/10
Channel: jrurbaniak
Hawaii Senate passes marriage equality bill
Hawaii Senate passes marriage equality bill
Published: 2013/10/31
Channel: KITV
HSTA endorses David Ige for Governor
HSTA endorses David Ige for Governor
Published: 2014/02/17
Channel: KHON2 News
Eisenhower signing Proclamation
Eisenhower signing Proclamation
Published: 2009/01/30
Channel: Oni Baba
1971: Hawaii
1971: Hawaii's 2nd governor Mr. John A. Burns in a parade. HONOLULU, HAWAII
Published: 2015/11/30
Channel: StockFilm.com
Selected Original - Truman In The Pacific (1950)
Selected Original - Truman In The Pacific (1950)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
BREAKING News About The Loving Elderly Actress Betty White – So Sad!
BREAKING News About The Loving Elderly Actress Betty White – So Sad!
Published: 2018/01/25
Channel: TODAY NEWS
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
What is Na‘i Aupuni
What is Na‘i Aupuni
Published: 2015/11/16
Channel: APECEpic
Ted Kennedy says: "Vote for Credico!"
Ted Kennedy says: "Vote for Credico!"
Published: 2014/04/20
Channel: randy credico
Us - Nixon Woos Texas (1959)
Us - Nixon Woos Texas (1959)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
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
Politics of Hawaii Prisons
Politics of Hawaii Prisons
Published: 2013/12/24
Channel: Occupy Hawaii
JFK
JFK'S FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE AS PRESIDENT-ELECT (NOVEMBER 10, 1960)
Published: 2013/09/11
Channel: David Von Pein's JFK Channel
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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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