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T.A.R. Approval Tracker Interactive Electoral Map Trends by State Favorability Index 2024 Projection 2020 Election

1968 Presidential Election


Richard M. Nixon vs Hubert Humphrey (November 5th, 1968)


Winner's ribbon image graphic
Photograph of Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon (NY)
Republican

Occupation: Politics
Running Mate: Spiro Agnew
Carried Home State (New York): No
Incumbent Status: No
Favorability Index: 267.2
301
Electoral Votes (270 needed to win)
32 of 50 states carried (64%)


31,783,783
Popular Vote (50.4%)
15.8% of the U.S. population supported this candidate.
191
Electoral Votes (270 needed to win)
13 of 50 states carried (26%)


31,271,839
Popular Vote (49.6%)
15.6% of the U.S. population supported this candidate.
Winner's ribbon image graphic
Photograph of Hubert Humphrey
Hubert Humphrey (MN)
Democrat

Occupation: Politics
Running Mate: Edmund Muskie
Carried Home State (Minnesota): Yes
Incumbent Status: No
Favorability Index: 87.9


U.S. Economic Ratings at Time of Election

3.4%
Unemployment
4.9%
GDP
4.7%
Inflation




COMING SOON.
STATE EC VOTES (535 TOTAL):
* Maine and Nebraska are the only two states that do not follow the 'winner-take-all' rule regarding their Electoral Votes per candidate. This allows for a more proportional division of the claimed Electoral Votes. Any third party candidate wins (if applicable) are represented in ORANGE. See NOTES below for additional information.
301
191
Alabama (10)
Alaska (3)
Arizona (5)
Arkansas (6)
California (40)
Colorado (6)
Connecticut (8)
Delaware (3)
Florida (14)
Georgia (12)
Hawaii (4)
Idaho (4)
Illinois (26)
Indiana (13)
Iowa (9)
Kansas (7)
Kentucky (9)
Louisiana (10)
Maine (4)*
Maine (0)*
Maryland (10)
Massachusetts (14)
Michigan (21)
Minnesota (10)
Mississippi (7)
Missouri (12)
Montana (4)
Nebraska (5)*
Nebraska (0)*
Nevada (3)
New Hampshire (4)
New Jersey (17)
New Mexico (4)
New York (43)
North Carolina (12)
North Dakota (4)
Ohio (26)
Oklahoma (8)
Oregon (4)
Pennsylvania (29)
Rhode Island (4)
South Carolina (8)
South Dakota (4)
Tennessee (11)
Texas (25)
Utah (4)
Vermont (3)
Virginia (12)
Washington (9)
West Virginia (7)
Wisconsin (12)
Wyoming (3)
Dictrict of Colombia (3)


TOTAL ELECTORAL VOTES AVAILABLE by REGION:
NORTHEAST - 126 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont)
MIDWEST - 149 (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
WEST - 93 (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
SOUTH - 164 (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)
SPECIAL - 3 (District of Columbia)
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