1964 United States presidential election in Wyoming Article

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United States presidential election in Wyoming, 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 3 0
Popular vote 80,718 61,998
Percentage 56.6% 43.4%

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

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

Wyoming was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson ( DTexas), with 56.56 percent of the popular vote, against Senator Barry Goldwater ( RArizona), with 43.44 percent of the popular vote. [3] [4] As of the 2016 presidential election, this was the last time a Democratic presidential nominee has carried the state of Wyoming – in fact no Democrat has since reached forty percent of the state’s vote. It is also the last occasion Laramie County, Fremont County, Sheridan County, Park County, Uinta County, Lincoln County, Goshen County, Big Horn County, Platte County, or Hot Springs County have voted for a Democratic Presidential nominee.

Results

United States presidential election in Wyoming, 1964
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson ( inc.) 80,718 56.56%
Republican Barry Goldwater 61,998 43.44%
Total votes 142,716 100.00%

Results by county

County Johnson# Johnson% Goldwater# Goldwater% Total votes cast
Albany 6,019 67.31% 2,923 32.69% 8,942
Big Horn 2,690 50.21% 2,668 49.79% 5,358
Campbell 1,196 42.68% 1,606 57.32% 2,802
Carbon 4,322 66.68% 2,160 33.32% 6,482
Converse 1,250 44.50% 1,559 55.50% 2,809
Crook 780 39.12% 1,214 60.88% 1,994
Fremont 5,985 55.45% 4,809 44.55% 10,794
Goshen 2,749 51.35% 2,604 48.65% 5,353
Hot Springs 1,380 52.91% 1,228 47.09% 2,608
Johnson 852 34.19% 1,640 65.81% 2,492
Laramie 16,059 65.22% 8,563 34.78% 24,622
Lincoln 2,273 55.66% 1,811 44.34% 4,084
Natrona 11,167 52.42% 10,135 47.58% 21,302
Niobrara 843 42.90% 1,122 57.10% 1,965
Park 3,745 50.32% 3,698 49.68% 7,443
Platte 1,890 56.25% 1,470 43.75% 3,360
Sheridan 4,747 51.39% 4,491 48.61% 9,238
Sublette 791 46.78% 900 53.22% 1,691
Sweetwater 5,969 75.43% 1,944 24.57% 7,913
Teton 968 47.24% 1,081 52.76% 2,049
Uinta 1,929 61.93% 1,186 38.07% 3,115
Washakie 1,695 49.74% 1,713 50.26% 3,408
Weston 1,419 49.07% 1,473 50.93% 2,892
Totals 80,718 56.56% 61,998 43.44% 142,716

References

  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 - Wyoming". Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1964". Retrieved May 30, 2017.