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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1964

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1964

November 3, 1964

 
Nominee Lyndon B. Johnson Barry Goldwater
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Texas Arizona
Running mate Hubert Humphrey William E. Miller
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 558,038 481,334
Percentage 53.54% 46.18%

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

The 1964 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 3, 1964. All 50 states and the District of Columbia were part of the 1964 United States presidential election. Virginia voters chose 12 electors to the Electoral College, which selected the President and Vice President of the United States.

Virginia was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas with 53.54% of the vote, who was running against U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona. Johnson also won the national election in a landslide with 61.05% of the vote. However, the state would not vote for another Democratic candidate until 2008.

Results

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1964[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) 558,038 53.54% 12
Republican Barry Goldwater 481,334 46.18% 0
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 2,895 0.28% 0
Totals 1,042,267 100.00% 12

References

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1964election.pdf
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