United States presidential election in Michigan, 1964

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United States presidential election in Michigan, 1964

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Nominee Lyndon B. Johnson Barry Goldwater
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Texas Arizona
Running mate Hubert Humphrey William E. Miller
Electoral vote 21 0
Popular vote 2,136,615 1,060,152
Percentage 66.7% 33.1%

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County Results


President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

The 1964 United States presidential election in Michigan took place on November 3, 1964, as part of the 1964 United States presidential election. Michigan voters chose twenty-one[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Michigan was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson (DTexas), with 66.70% of the popular vote, against Senator Barry Goldwater (RArizona), with 33.10%% of the popular vote.[3][4] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Livingston County, Allegan County, Antrim County, Grand Traverse County, Midland County, Ionia County, St. Joseph County, Barry County, Newaygo County, Hillsdale County, Emmet County, and Otsego County voted for the Democratic candidate. This is also the best Democratic performance in a presidential election in Michigan to date.

Results

United States presidential election in Michigan, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) 2,136,615 66.70%
Republican Barry Goldwater 1,060,152 33.10%
Socialist Workers Clifton DeBerry 3,817 0.12%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 1,704 0.05%
Prohibition E. Harold Munn 669 0.02%
Write-in 145 0.00%
Total votes 3,203,102 100%

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1964 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved May 30, 2017. 
  2. ^ "1964 Election for the Forty-Fifth Term (1965-69)". Retrieved May 30, 2017. 
  3. ^ "1964 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan". Retrieved May 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1964". Retrieved May 30, 2017. 
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