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1964 United States presidential election in South Dakota

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

United States presidential election in South Dakota, 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 4 0
Popular vote 163,010 130,108
Percentage 55.6% 44.4%

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson

South Dakota was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson (DTexas), with 55.61% of the popular vote, against Senator Barry Goldwater (RArizona), with 44.39% of the popular vote.[3][4] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last time South Dakota was carried by the Democratic nominee, as well as the last time a Democrat won Pennington County, Lincoln County, Meade County, Yankton County, Custer County, Bennett County, Clark County, Hamlin County, Hand County, Hyde County, Jackson County, Jones County, Lyman County, Mellette County, Potter County, Stanley County, Tripp County, and Walworth County.


United States presidential election in South Dakota, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) 163,010 55.61%
Republican Barry Goldwater 130,108 44.39%
Total votes 293,118 100%


  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 - South Dakota". Retrieved May 29, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1964". Retrieved May 29, 2017.