1964 United States presidential election in the District of Columbia Article

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United States presidential election in the District of Columbia, 1964

November 3, 1964 1968 →
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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 169,796 28,801
Percentage 85.5% 14.5%

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

The United States presidential election in the District of Columbia, 1964 took place in order to select the District of Columbia's 3 electoral votes for President of the United States. President Lyndon B. Johnson won the District by an overwhelming margin, receiving over 85% of the vote. [1] This was the first presidential election in which the District of Columbia had the right to vote in presidential elections. The District of Columbia has voted Democratic by large margins every time since this election.

References

  1. ^ "1964 Presidential General Election Results - District of Columbia". U.S. Election Atlas. David Leip. Retrieved 2016-11-20.