United States presidential election in Alabama, 1964

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United States presidential election in Alabama, 1964
Alabama
1960 ←
November 3, 1964 (1964-11-03)
→ 1968

  Barry Goldwater.jpg
Nominee Barry Goldwater Unpledged electors
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Arizona
Running mate William E. Miller
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 479,085 210,732
Percentage 69.45% 30.55%

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

President-elect

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

In the 1964 United States presidential election, Alabama was the only state in which the Democratic Party nominee, President Lyndon B. Johnson did not appear on the ballot. This was also the third time when a Republican nominee carried Alabama, a state which had voted for the Democratic nominee since Reconstruction.

Despite Johnson's landslide victory that year (he won, to date, the highest percentage of the popular vote – 61.1%), he also lost to Goldwater four other Southern states, earlier solidly Democratic - Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Georgia.

Results[edit]

Presidential candidate Party Home state Popular vote Electoral
vote
Running mate
Count Pct Vice-presidential candidate Home state Elect. vote
Barry Goldwater Republican Arizona 479,085 69.45% 10 William E. Miller New York 10
Unpledged electors Democratic 210,732 30.55% 0 0
Total 689,817 100% 10 10
Needed to win 270 270

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