Humphrey carried Connecticut by a fair margin of 5.16 percent. This would be the last election until
1992 in which Connecticut voted for a Democrat, though it has not voted against them since that election.
1968 United States presidential election in Connecticut
^Although he was born in California and he served as a U.S. Senator from California, in 1968 Richard Nixon’s official state of residence was New York, because he moved there to practice law after his defeat in the 1962 California gubernatorial election. During his first term as president, Nixon re-established his residency in California. Consequently, most reliable reference books list Nixon's home state as New York in the 1968 election and his home state as California in the 1972 (and 1960) election.