1964 United States presidential election in Michigan

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1964 United States presidential election in Michigan

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All 21 Michigan votes to the Electoral College
Turnout68.8% Decrease [2]
  Black and White 37 Lyndon Johnson 3x4.jpg Senator Goldwater 1960.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. 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 Baines Johnson
Democratic
Barry Morris Goldwater
Republican
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast[6]
# % # % # % # %
Alcona 1,611 57.23% 1,199 42.59% 5 0.18% 412 14.64% 2,815
Alger 2,743 73.05% 1,010 26.90% 2 0.05% 1,733 46.15% 3,755
Allegan 11,934 51.45% 11,223 48.39% 37 0.16% 711 3.07% 23,194
Alpena 7,508 65.45% 3,954 34.47% 10 0.09% 3,554 30.98% 11,472
Antrim 2,684 55.19% 2,172 44.66% 7 0.14% 512 10.53% 4,863
Arenac 2,436 63.24% 1,413 36.68% 3 0.08% 1,023 26.56% 3,852
Baraga 2,568 68.74% 1,160 31.05% 8 0.21% 1,408 37.69% 3,736
Barry 8,102 59.36% 5,509 40.36% 39 0.29% 2,593 19.00% 13,650
Bay 29,754 71.34% 11,896 28.52% 56 0.13% 17,858 42.82% 41,706
Benzie 1,983 54.15% 1,674 45.71% 5 0.14% 309 8.44% 3,662
Berrien 33,653 55.94% 26,387 43.86% 122 0.20% 7,266 12.08% 60,162
Branch 7,858 60.29% 5,110 39.21% 66 0.51% 2,748 21.08% 13,034
Calhoun 32,939 63.31% 18,987 36.50% 99 0.19% 13,952 26.82% 52,025
Cass 8,789 59.62% 5,925 40.19% 28 0.19% 2,864 19.43% 14,742
Charlevoix 3,757 58.45% 2,664 41.44% 7 0.11% 1,093 17.00% 6,428
Cheboygan 4,028 63.12% 2,342 36.70% 11 0.17% 1,686 26.42% 6,381
Chippewa 6,537 61.33% 4,098 38.45% 23 0.22% 2,439 22.88% 10,658
Clare 2,927 56.32% 2,258 43.45% 12 0.23% 669 12.87% 5,197
Clinton 8,932 60.20% 5,891 39.70% 14 0.09% 3,041 20.50% 14,837
Crawford 1,464 67.78% 696 32.22% 0 0.00% 768 35.56% 2,160
Delta 10,046 69.25% 4,434 30.56% 27 0.19% 5,612 38.68% 14,507
Dickinson 7,921 70.12% 3,365 29.79% 11 0.10% 4,556 40.33% 11,297
Eaton 12,590 58.41% 8,919 41.38% 46 0.21% 3,671 17.03% 21,555
Emmet 4,197 60.50% 2,731 39.37% 9 0.13% 1,466 21.13% 6,937
Genesee 100,346 67.40% 48,311 32.45% 221 0.15% 52,035 34.95% 148,878
Gladwin 2,725 58.19% 1,941 41.45% 17 0.36% 784 16.74% 4,683
Gogebic 7,945 70.19% 3,350 29.60% 24 0.21% 4,595 40.60% 11,319
Grand Traverse 7,475 54.59% 6,198 45.26% 20 0.15% 1,277 9.33% 13,693
Gratiot 7,383 57.78% 5,369 42.02% 26 0.20% 2,014 15.76% 12,778
Hillsdale 6,564 50.15% 6,420 49.05% 106 0.81% 144 1.10% 13,090
Houghton 9,761 65.99% 5,024 33.97% 6 0.04% 4,737 32.03% 14,791
Huron 7,349 53.93% 6,263 45.96% 14 0.10% 1,086 7.97% 13,626
Ingham 53,685 61.83% 32,965 37.97% 179 0.21% 20,720 23.86% 86,829
Ionia 10,362 64.31% 5,698 35.36% 53 0.33% 4,664 28.95% 16,113
Iosco 4,336 61.56% 2,704 38.39% 4 0.06% 1,632 23.17% 7,044
Iron 6,011 71.36% 2,399 28.48% 13 0.15% 3,612 42.88% 8,423
Isabella 7,040 60.03% 4,672 39.84% 15 0.13% 2,368 20.19% 11,727
Jackson 28,219 57.30% 20,940 42.52% 88 0.18% 7,279 14.78% 49,247
Kalamazoo 40,789 59.89% 27,100 39.79% 215 0.32% 13,689 20.10% 68,104
Kalkaska 1,220 58.54% 861 41.31% 3 0.14% 359 17.23% 2,084
Kent 86,860 56.42% 66,830 43.41% 269 0.17% 20,030 13.01% 153,959
Keweenaw 860 69.64% 374 30.28% 1 0.08% 486 39.35% 1,235
Lake 1,978 71.41% 791 28.56% 1 0.04% 1,187 42.85% 2,770
Lapeer 8,595 58.77% 6,012 41.11% 17 0.12% 2,583 17.66% 14,624
Leelanau 2,369 53.22% 2,074 46.60% 8 0.18% 295 6.63% 4,451
Lenawee 16,815 59.50% 11,385 40.29% 60 0.21% 5,430 19.21% 28,260
Livingston 9,698 58.99% 6,723 40.89% 20 0.12% 2,975 18.10% 16,441
Luce 1,459 62.59% 871 37.37% 1 0.04% 588 25.23% 2,331
Mackinac 2,748 58.26% 1,967 41.70% 2 0.04% 781 16.56% 4,717
Macomb 131,450 74.47% 44,684 25.31% 387 0.22% 86,766 49.15% 176,521
Manistee 5,520 65.37% 2,918 34.56% 6 0.07% 2,602 30.81% 8,444
Marquette 14,045 67.86% 6,615 31.96% 36 0.17% 7,430 35.90% 20,696
Mason 5,993 60.87% 3,842 39.02% 11 0.11% 2,151 21.85% 9,846
Mecosta 4,214 54.89% 3,454 44.99% 9 0.12% 760 9.90% 7,677
Menominee 7,119 66.64% 3,545 33.19% 18 0.17% 3,574 33.46% 10,682
Midland 12,587 58.13% 9,020 41.65% 48 0.22% 3,567 16.47% 21,655
Missaukee 1,288 41.89% 1,786 58.08% 1 0.03% -498 -16.20% 3,075
Monroe 26,528 69.61% 11,499 30.17% 84 0.22% 15,029 39.43% 38,111
Montcalm 8,970 63.27% 5,181 36.55% 26 0.18% 3,789 26.73% 14,177
Montmorency 1,369 61.23% 863 38.60% 4 0.18% 506 22.63% 2,236
Muskegon 36,769 62.28% 22,146 37.51% 119 0.20% 14,623 24.77% 59,034
Newaygo 5,457 52.48% 4,931 47.42% 11 0.11% 526 5.06% 10,399
Oakland 182,797 61.44% 114,025 38.33% 686 0.23% 68,772 23.12% 297,508
Oceana 3,773 55.95% 2,958 43.87% 12 0.18% 815 12.09% 6,743
Ogemaw 2,812 63.55% 1,609 36.36% 4 0.09% 1,203 27.19% 4,425
Ontonagon 3,485 67.67% 1,658 32.19% 7 0.14% 1,827 35.48% 5,150
Osceola 2,891 50.81% 2,779 48.84% 20 0.35% 112 1.97% 5,690
Oscoda 930 54.04% 784 45.55% 7 0.41% 146 8.48% 1,721
Otsego 2,245 64.85% 1,214 35.07% 3 0.09% 1,031 29.78% 3,462
Ottawa 20,151 45.05% 24,512 54.79% 72 0.16% -4,361 -9.75% 44,735
Presque Isle 3,565 66.80% 1,770 33.16% 2 0.04% 1,795 33.63% 5,337
Roscommon 2,345 57.56% 1,722 42.27% 7 0.17% 623 15.29% 4,074
Saginaw 45,309 61.58% 28,146 38.25% 127 0.17% 17,163 23.32% 73,582
Sanilac 6,266 45.16% 7,590 54.71% 18 0.13% -1,324 -9.54% 13,874
Schoolcraft 2,675 65.63% 1,397 34.27% 4 0.10% 1,278 31.35% 4,076
Shiawassee 13,676 63.60% 7,786 36.21% 41 0.19% 5,890 27.39% 21,503
St. Clair 24,662 59.09% 17,011 40.76% 62 0.15% 7,651 18.33% 41,735
St. Joseph 9,284 55.85% 7,307 43.96% 32 0.19% 1,977 11.89% 16,623
Tuscola 9,374 55.45% 7,509 44.42% 22 0.13% 1,865 11.03% 16,905
Van Buren 11,336 58.12% 8,120 41.63% 48 0.25% 3,216 16.49% 19,504
Washtenaw 42,089 62.00% 25,595 37.70% 206 0.30% 16,494 24.30% 67,890
Wayne 831,674 75.97% 260,901 23.83% 2,149 0.20% 570,773 52.14% 1,094,724
Wexford 4,414 59.28% 3,016 40.50% 16 0.21% 1,398 18.78% 7,446
Totals 2,136,615 66.70% 1,060,152 33.10% 6,335 0.20% 1,076,463 33.61% 3,203,102

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.
  6. ^ Our Campaigns; MI US President 1964