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1964 United States presidential election in Illinois

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

1964 United States presidential election in Illinois

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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 26 0
Popular vote 2,796,833 1,905,946
Percentage 59.5% 40.5%

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Illinois was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson (DTexas), with 59.47 percent of the popular vote, against Senator Barry Goldwater (RArizona), with 40.53 percent of the popular vote.[3][4] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Adams County, Morgan County, Effingham County, Logan County, Wayne County, DeWitt County, Menard County, Wabash County, and Scott County voted for a Democratic Presidential candidate.[5] This would be the last time until 1992 that Illinois would go for a Democrat in a presidential election.

ResultsEdit

1964 United States presidential election in Illinois
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) 2,796,833 59.47%
Republican Barry Goldwater 1,905,946 40.53%
Write-in 62 0.00%
Total votes 4,702,841 100%

Results by countyEdit

County Lyndon Baines Johnson
Democratic
Barry Morris Goldwater
Republican
Various candidates
Write-ins
Margin Total votes cast[6]
# % # % # % # %
Adams 18,321 56.70% 13,993 43.30% 4,328 13.39% 32,314
Alexander 4,763 62.20% 2,895 37.80% 1,868 24.39% 7,658
Bond 3,815 55.51% 3,058 44.49% 757 11.01% 6,873
Boone 3,694 42.23% 5,053 57.77% -1,359 -15.54% 8,747
Brown 2,083 60.59% 1,355 39.41% 728 21.18% 3,438
Bureau 9,086 48.75% 9,552 51.25% -466 -2.50% 18,638
Calhoun 1,805 58.36% 1,288 41.64% 517 16.72% 3,093
Carroll 4,062 47.51% 4,487 52.49% -425 -4.97% 8,549
Cass 4,424 60.94% 2,836 39.06% 1,588 21.87% 7,260
Champaign 25,792 53.96% 22,010 46.04% 3,782 7.91% 47,802
Christian 11,898 65.91% 6,153 34.09% 5,745 31.83% 18,051
Clark 4,464 50.34% 4,403 49.66% 61 0.69% 8,867
Clay 4,551 55.39% 3,665 44.61% 886 10.78% 8,216
Clinton 7,339 61.00% 4,692 39.00% 2,647 22.00% 12,031
Coles 11,377 56.17% 8,878 43.83% 2,499 12.34% 20,255
Cook 1,537,181 63.18% 895,718 36.82% 641,463 26.37% 2,432,899
Crawford 5,624 53.78% 4,834 46.22% 790 7.55% 10,458
Cumberland 3,056 57.58% 2,251 42.42% 805 15.17% 5,307
DeKalb 10,257 46.52% 11,791 53.48% 1 0.00% -1,534 -6.96% 22,049
DeWitt 4,371 54.80% 3,605 45.20% 766 9.60% 7,976
Douglas 4,695 52.65% 4,223 47.35% 472 5.29% 8,918
DuPage 66,229 40.11% 98,871 59.89% -32,642 -19.77% 165,100
Edgar 5,966 50.59% 5,827 49.41% 139 1.18% 11,793
Edwards 1,991 46.81% 2,262 53.19% -271 -6.37% 4,253
Effingham 6,782 57.35% 5,044 42.65% 1,738 14.70% 11,826
Fayette 6,295 58.36% 4,492 41.64% 1,803 16.71% 10,787
Ford 3,427 42.43% 4,650 57.57% -1,223 -15.14% 8,077
Franklin 13,581 64.06% 7,620 35.94% 5,961 28.12% 21,201
Fulton 13,030 62.60% 7,785 37.40% 5,245 25.20% 20,815
Gallatin 2,845 67.11% 1,394 32.89% 1,451 34.23% 4,239
Greene 4,781 60.45% 3,128 39.55% 1,653 20.90% 7,909
Grundy 5,246 48.72% 5,522 51.28% -276 -2.56% 10,768
Hamilton 3,133 55.02% 2,561 44.98% 572 10.05% 5,694
Hancock 6,199 52.73% 5,557 47.27% 642 5.46% 11,756
Hardin 1,639 55.32% 1,324 44.68% 315 10.63% 2,963
Henderson 2,271 54.93% 1,863 45.07% 408 9.87% 4,134
Henry 12,085 53.17% 10,644 46.83% 1,441 6.34% 22,729
Iroquois 7,029 42.72% 9,423 57.28% -2,394 -14.55% 16,452
Jackson 12,165 63.43% 7,013 36.57% 5,152 26.86% 19,178
Jasper 3,406 56.58% 2,614 43.42% 792 13.16% 6,020
Jefferson 9,653 60.71% 6,248 39.29% 3,405 21.41% 15,901
Jersey 3,936 56.41% 3,041 43.59% 895 12.83% 6,977
Jo Daviess 4,818 51.12% 4,607 48.88% 211 2.24% 9,425
Johnson 1,770 44.39% 2,217 55.61% -447 -11.21% 3,987
Kane 40,703 46.73% 46,391 53.27% -5,688 -6.53% 87,094
Kankakee 20,792 56.39% 16,082 43.61% 4,710 12.77% 36,874
Kendall 3,430 37.53% 5,710 62.47% -2,280 -24.95% 9,140
Knox 15,000 53.86% 12,850 46.14% 2,150 7.72% 27,850
Lake 62,785 51.60% 58,840 48.36% 42 0.03% 3,945 3.24% 121,667
LaSalle 30,923 59.31% 21,216 40.69% 9,707 18.62% 52,139
Lawrence 5,136 55.15% 4,176 44.85% 960 10.31% 9,312
Lee 7,315 46.41% 8,445 53.59% -1,130 -7.17% 15,760
Livingston 8,476 45.29% 10,239 54.71% -1,763 -9.42% 18,715
Logan 7,712 53.12% 6,805 46.88% 907 6.25% 14,517
Macon 35,045 66.12% 17,957 33.88% 17,088 32.24% 53,002
Macoupin 15,227 64.37% 8,430 35.63% 6,797 28.73% 23,657
Madison 65,115 68.45% 30,009 31.55% 35,106 36.91% 95,124
Marion 12,363 63.65% 7,060 36.35% 5,303 27.30% 19,423
Marshall 3,561 52.60% 3,209 47.40% 352 5.20% 6,770
Mason 4,857 63.16% 2,833 36.84% 2,024 26.32% 7,690
Massac 3,396 52.46% 3,078 47.54% 318 4.91% 6,474
McDonough 6,144 47.08% 6,907 52.92% -763 -5.85% 13,051
McHenry 18,014 44.46% 22,503 55.54% -4,489 -11.08% 40,517
McLean 19,550 50.56% 19,120 49.44% 430 1.11% 38,670
Menard 2,491 51.76% 2,322 48.24% 169 3.51% 4,813
Mercer 4,410 51.10% 4,220 48.90% 190 2.20% 8,630
Monroe 4,605 53.92% 3,936 46.08% 669 7.83% 8,541
Montgomery 10,581 62.22% 6,425 37.78% 4,156 24.44% 17,006
Morgan 9,235 56.05% 7,240 43.95% 1,995 12.11% 16,475
Moultrie 3,733 59.96% 2,493 40.04% 1,240 19.92% 6,226
Ogle 6,917 39.87% 10,430 60.13% -3,513 -20.25% 17,347
Peoria 47,360 58.70% 33,327 41.30% 14,033 17.39% 80,687
Perry 6,639 60.76% 4,287 39.24% 2,352 21.53% 10,926
Piatt 3,897 55.37% 3,141 44.63% 756 10.74% 7,038
Pike 6,576 61.52% 4,113 38.48% 2,463 23.04% 10,689
Pope 1,117 45.67% 1,329 54.33% -212 -8.67% 2,446
Pulaski 3,332 66.01% 1,716 33.99% 1,616 32.01% 5,048
Putnam 1,359 54.58% 1,131 45.42% 228 9.16% 2,490
Randolph 9,199 61.32% 5,803 38.68% 3,396 22.64% 15,002
Richland 4,239 52.08% 3,901 47.92% 338 4.15% 8,140
Rock Island 41,759 63.78% 23,714 36.22% 18,045 27.56% 65,473
Saline 8,337 59.43% 5,691 40.57% 2,646 18.86% 14,028
Sangamon 43,073 56.55% 33,077 43.43% 16 0.02% 9,996 13.12% 76,166
Schuyler 2,504 50.88% 2,417 49.12% 87 1.77% 4,921
Scott 1,952 54.54% 1,627 45.46% 325 9.08% 3,579
Shelby 7,088 62.34% 4,281 37.66% 2,807 24.69% 11,369
St. Clair 74,005 72.39% 28,226 27.61% 45,779 44.78% 102,231
Stark 1,776 45.62% 2,117 54.38% -341 -8.76% 3,893
Stephenson 10,854 53.98% 9,252 46.02% 1,602 7.97% 20,106
Tazewell 28,561 62.45% 17,170 37.55% 11,391 24.91% 45,731
Union 5,208 62.37% 3,142 37.63% 2,066 24.74% 8,350
Vermilion 24,765 55.94% 19,506 44.06% 5,259 11.88% 44,271
Wabash 3,721 56.16% 2,905 43.84% 816 12.32% 6,626
Warren 4,670 47.02% 5,258 52.95% 3 0.03% -588 -5.92% 9,931
Washington 3,670 48.87% 3,840 51.13% -170 -2.26% 7,510
Wayne 5,198 52.28% 4,745 47.72% 453 4.56% 9,943
White 5,963 59.85% 4,000 40.15% 1,963 19.70% 9,963
Whiteside 12,536 49.21% 12,940 50.79% -404 -1.59% 25,476
Will 49,663 56.25% 38,619 43.75% 11,044 12.51% 88,282
Williamson 14,613 61.55% 9,130 38.45% 5,483 23.09% 23,743
Winnebago 48,834 55.02% 39,920 44.98% 8,914 10.04% 88,754
Woodford 5,914 48.63% 6,248 51.37% -334 -2.75% 12,162
Totals 2,796,833 59.47% 1,905,946 40.53% 62 0.00% 890,887 18.94% 4,702,841

ReferencesEdit

  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 - Illinois". Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1964". Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  5. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  6. ^ Scammon, Richard M. (compiler); America at the Polls: A Handbook of Presidential Election Statistics 1920-1964; pp. 134-135 ISBN 0405077114