1964 United States presidential election in West Virginia

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United States presidential election in West Virginia, 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 7 0
Popular vote 538,087 253,953
Percentage 67.9% 32.1%

West Virginia Presidential Election Results 1964.svg
County Results

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

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

West Virginia was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson (DTexas), with 67.94% of the popular vote, against Senator Barry Goldwater (RArizona), with 32.06% of the popular vote.[3][4] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which the Democratic candidate won Berkeley County, Wood County, Preston County, Upshur County, and Doddridge County.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in West Virginia, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) 538,087 67.94%
Republican Barry Goldwater 253,953 32.06%
Total votes 792,040 100.00%

References[edit]

  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 - West Virginia". Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1964". Retrieved May 30, 2017.