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Hawaii - 50th State Holds First Election (1959)
Hawaii - 50th State Holds First Election (1959)
Published: 2014/04/13
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Published: 2014/07/04
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Mufi Hannemann may run for governor with Hawaii Independent Party
Published: 2014/02/21
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PBS Hawaii - Election 2014: House District 36 and Senate District 23
Published: 2014/08/29
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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
EXCLUSIVE: Hanabusa says 2014 run for governor, Senate, Hous
EXCLUSIVE: Hanabusa says 2014 run for governor, Senate, Hous
Published: 2013/01/12
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Gov. Abercrombie concedes to Ige
Published: 2014/08/10
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Published: 2013/01/24
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Published: 2014/06/20
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Published: 2014/08/09
Channel: Associated Press
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Governor Neil Abercrombie Election Eve Nov 1st 2010, Hilo, Big Island Hawaii. Clip From Live Webcast
Published: 2010/11/03
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Published: 2013/01/25
Channel: Honolulu News
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1960 Presidential Election | Barack Obama Story
Published: 2017/01/19
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Published: 2016/10/18
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Published: 2014/08/10
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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
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Published: 2016/03/11
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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
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Hawaii Independent Party certified for place on ballot
Published: 2014/02/21
Channel: KHON2 News
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Published: 2009/01/30
Channel: Oni Baba
Hawaii: State House of Representatives
Hawaii: State House of Representatives
Published: 2012/02/01
Channel: Honolulu News
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Published: 2012/07/19
Channel: Hawai'i Pacific University
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Published: 2015/11/16
Channel: APECEpic
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Published: 2014/05/04
Channel: Kerri Marks
Governor Abercrombie
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Published: 2014/02/20
Channel: Honolulu News
Hawaii Independent Party petitions for place on ballot
Hawaii Independent Party petitions for place on ballot
Published: 2014/02/21
Channel: KHON2 News
Hawaii Election Commission 2014
Hawaii Election Commission 2014
Published: 2014/07/01
Channel: achrisco
Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie
Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie's State of State Address
Published: 2014/01/28
Channel: Honolulu News
Hawaii Wisdom Project presents Senator Will Espero
Hawaii Wisdom Project presents Senator Will Espero
Published: 2015/12/16
Channel: OrigMedia
Ford Wins GOP Presidential Nomination - 1976  | Today in History | 19 Aug 16
Ford Wins GOP Presidential Nomination - 1976 | Today in History | 19 Aug 16
Published: 2016/08/19
Channel: AP Archive
Hawaii GOP reviews 2011 State of the State Speech
Hawaii GOP reviews 2011 State of the State Speech
Published: 2011/01/24
Channel: GOPHawaii
A Tribute To Hawaii Senator Gil Kahele
A Tribute To Hawaii Senator Gil Kahele
Published: 2016/02/02
Channel: Honolulu Civil Beat
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
An Aura of Greatness, John A. Burns.
An Aura of Greatness, John A. Burns.
Published: 2015/04/24
Channel: KITV
Mayor Hannemann talks about Frank Fasi
Mayor Hannemann talks about Frank Fasi
Published: 2010/06/04
Channel: HonAdvVids
Hawaii -- Vote NO for CON CON on Nov 4th!
Hawaii -- Vote NO for CON CON on Nov 4th!
Published: 2008/10/10
Channel: jrurbaniak
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
Meeting in Hawaii with officials over Compact impact
Meeting in Hawaii with officials over Compact impact
Published: 2014/02/08
Channel: kuamnews
Fasi Family Endorses Mufi for Governor
Fasi Family Endorses Mufi for Governor
Published: 2010/08/31
Channel: Mufi Hannemann
Loretta Lynch = Elizabeth Carlisle
Loretta Lynch = Elizabeth Carlisle
Published: 2017/08/05
Channel: #PIZZAGATE
A Year in Review--1960.
A Year in Review--1960.
Published: 2014/05/16
Channel: The WKY KTVY KFOR Archives brought to you by the Oklahoma Historical Society
USA Presidential Election Ad (1960) - Dwight Eisenhower for Richard Nixon
USA Presidential Election Ad (1960) - Dwight Eisenhower for Richard Nixon
Published: 2015/04/24
Channel: CBGP News
1971: Hawaii
1971: Hawaii's 2nd governor Mr. John A. Burns in a parade. HONOLULU, HAWAII
Published: 2015/11/30
Channel: StockFilm.com
University of Hawaii discussed at Civil Beat forum with David Ige
University of Hawaii discussed at Civil Beat forum with David Ige
Published: 2014/06/02
Channel: DavidIge2014
Andre Perez with a History and Analysis of Na‘i Aupuni @ the HĀLĀWAI Aloha ʻĀina
Andre Perez with a History and Analysis of Na‘i Aupuni @ the HĀLĀWAI Aloha ʻĀina
Published: 2015/11/05
Channel: APECEpic
American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28
American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28
Published: 2013/09/05
Channel: CrashCourse
Kennedy vs. Nixon - 1st 1960 Debate
Kennedy vs. Nixon - 1st 1960 Debate
Published: 2008/08/16
Channel: Max Power
1960 U.S Elections - Nixon talks about Kruschev
1960 U.S Elections - Nixon talks about Kruschev
Published: 2016/11/13
Channel: FuntasyPublicDomain
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
Newsbriefs From Singapore (1941)
Newsbriefs From Singapore (1941)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
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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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