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United States Presidential Election 1968
November 5, 1968
Turnout 62.0
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Nominee Hubert Humphrey Richard Nixon George Wallace
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Home state Minnesota California Alabama
Running mate Edmund Muskie Spiro Agnew Curtis LeMay
Electoral vote 270 223 45
States carried 18+DC 27 5
Percentage 43.0 42.6 13.0
The United States Presidential Election of 1968 was held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968. The Democratic candidate Hubert Humphrey narrowly defeated Richard Nixon to become elected the 37th president of the United States of America.