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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. Illinois voters chose twenty-six[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

United States presidential election in Illinois, 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 26 0
Popular vote 2,796,833 1,905,946
Percentage 59.5% 40.5%

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson

Illinois was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson (DTexas), with 59.47% of the popular vote, against Senator Barry Goldwater (RArizona), with 40.53% 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. This would be the last time until 1992 that Illinois would go for a Democrat in a presidential election.


United States presidential election in Illinois, 1964
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%


  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.