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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1968

 

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1968

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1968

November 5, 1968

 
Nominee Richard Nixon Hubert Humphrey George Wallace
Party Republican Democratic American Independent
Home state New York Minnesota Alabama
Running mate Spiro Agnew Edmund Muskie Curtis LeMay
Electoral vote 12 0 0
Popular vote 590,319 442,387 320,272
Percentage 43.41% 32.53% 23.55%

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Richard Nixon
Republican

The 1968 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 5, 1968. All 50 states and the District of Columbia were part of the 1968 United States presidential election. Virginia voters chose 12 electors to the Electoral College, which selected the President and Vice President of the United States.

Northern Virginia and the Appalachian Mountain areas, while Humphrey's votes were mainly from the Tidewater region. Wallace received the most votes in the Southern Virginia counties.[1]

Results

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1968[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Richard Nixon 590,319 43.41% 12
Democratic Hubert Humphrey 442,387 32.53% 0
American Independent George Wallace 320,272 23.55% 0
Socialist Labor Henning A. Blomen 4,671 0.34% 0
Peace and Freedom Dick Gregory 1,680 0.12% 0
Prohibition E. Harold Munn 599 0.04% 0
Totals 1,359,928 100.00% 12

References

  1. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/state.php?year=1968&fips=51&f=0&off=0&elect=0&minper=0
  2. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1968election.pdf
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