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1964 United States presidential election in Nevada

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

United States presidential election in Nevada, 1964

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  Black and White 37 Lyndon Johnson 3x4.jpg Barry Goldwater photo1962.jpg
Nominee Lyndon B. Johnson Barry Goldwater
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Texas Arizona
Running mate Hubert Humphrey William E. Miller
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 79,339 56,094
Percentage 58.6% 41.4%

Nevada Presidential Election Results 1964.svg

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Nevada was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson (DTexas), with 58.58 percent of the popular vote, against Senator Barry Goldwater (RArizona), with 41.42 percent of the popular vote.[3][4]

As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Elko County, Humboldt County, Pershing County, Lander County, Lincoln County, and Eureka County voted for a Democratic Presidential candidate.[5]

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Nevada, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) 79,339 58.58%
Republican Barry Goldwater 56,094 41.42%
Total votes 135,433 100%

Results by countyEdit

Lyndon Baines Johnson
Democratic
Barry Morris Goldwater
Republican
Margin Total votes cast[6]
County # % # % # % #
Churchill 1,565 49.34% 1,607 50.66% -42 -1.32% 3,172
Clark 40,760 63.02% 23,921 36.98% 16,839 26.03% 64,681
Douglas 1,010 47.26% 1,127 52.74% -117 -5.47% 2,137
Elko 2,785 60.01% 1,856 39.99% 929 20.02% 4,641
Esmeralda 187 58.81% 131 41.19% 56 17.61% 318
Eureka 285 53.98% 243 46.02% 42 7.95% 528
Humboldt 1,421 56.23% 1,106 43.77% 315 12.47% 2,527
Lander 391 53.64% 338 46.36% 53 7.27% 729
Lincoln 785 64.08% 440 35.92% 345 28.16% 1,225
Lyon 1,327 48.72% 1,397 51.28% -70 -2.57% 2,724
Mineral 1,440 60.84% 927 39.16% 513 21.67% 2,367
Nye 1,276 60.82% 822 39.18% 454 21.64% 2,098
Ormsby 2,129 51.60% 1,997 48.40% 132 3.20% 4,126
Pershing 738 60.29% 486 39.71% 252 20.59% 1,224
Storey 261 60.28% 172 39.72% 89 20.55% 433
Washoe 20,170 52.36% 18,350 47.64% 1,820 4.72% 38,520
White Pine 2,809 70.52% 1,174 29.48% 1,635 41.05% 3,983
Totals 79,339 58.58% 56,094 41.42% 23,245 17.16% 135,433

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1964 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved May 29, 2017.
  2. ^ "1964 Election for the Forty-Fifth Term (1965-69)". Retrieved May 29, 2017.
  3. ^ "1964 Presidential General Election Results - Nevada". Retrieved May 29, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1964". Retrieved May 29, 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; p. 291 ISBN 0405077114