1964 United States presidential election in Michigan

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1964 United States presidential election in Michigan

← 1960 November 3, 1964[1] 1968 →
Turnout68.8% Decrease [2]
  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 21 0
Popular vote 2,136,615 1,060,152
Percentage 66.7% 33.1%

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

Michigan was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson (DTexas), with 66.70% of the popular vote, against Senator Barry Goldwater (RArizona), with 33.10%% of the popular vote.[4][5] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Livingston County, Allegan County, Antrim County, Grand Traverse County, Midland County, Ionia County, St. Joseph County, Barry County, Newaygo County, Hillsdale County, Emmet County, and Otsego County voted for the Democratic candidate. This is also the best Democratic performance in a presidential election in Michigan to date.

Results[edit]

1964 United States presidential election in Michigan
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) 2,136,615 66.70%
Republican Barry Goldwater 1,060,152 33.10%
Socialist Workers Clifton DeBerry 3,817 0.12%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 1,704 0.05%
Prohibition E. Harold Munn 669 0.02%
Write-in 145 0.00%
Total votes 3,203,102 100%

Results by county[edit]

County Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic
Barry Goldwater
Republican
Clifton DeBarry
Socialist Workers
Eric Hass
Socialist Labor
E. Harold Munn
Prohibition
Others Total votes
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Alcona
Alger
Allegan
Alpena
Antrim
Arenac
Baraga
Barry
Bay
Benzie
Berrien
Branch
Calhoun
Cass
Charlevoix
Cheboygan
Chippewa
Clare
Clinton
Crawford
Delta
Dickinson
Eaton
Emmet
Genesee
Gladwin
Gogebic
Grand Traverse
Gratiot
Hillsdale
Houghton
Huron
Ingham
Ionia
Iosco
Iron
Isabella
Jackson
Kalamazoo
Kalkaska
Kent
Keweenaw
Lake
Lapeer
Leelanau
Lenawee
Livingston
Luce
Mackinac
Macomb
Manistee
Marquette
Mason
Mecosta
Menominee
Midland
Missaukee
Monroe
Montcalm
Montmorency
Muskegon
Newaygo
Oakland
Oceana
Ogemaw
Ontonagon
Osceola
Oscoda
Otsego
Ottawa
Presque Isle
Roscommon
Saginaw
Sanilac
Schoolcraft
Shiawassee
St. Clair
St. Joseph
Tuscola
Van Buren
Washtenaw
Wayne
Wexford
Totals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1964 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  2. ^ http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8722-29616--,00.html
  3. ^ "1964 Election for the Forty-Fifth Term (1965-69)". Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  4. ^ "1964 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan". Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1964". Retrieved May 30, 2017.