United States presidential election, 1968
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Nominee George Smathers Richard Nixon Barry Goldwater
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Home state Florida California Arizona
Running mate Sam Yorty Harold Stassen Norris Cotton

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Presidential election results map. Blue denotes those won by
Nixon/Stassen, Red denotes states won by Smathers/Yorty.
Numbers indicate the number of electoral votes allotted to each state.

President before election

Earl Warren

Elected President

George Smathers

The United States presidential election of 1964 was the 45th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964. George Smathers, the Democratic nominee, defeated Barry Goldwater, as an independent, and Richard Nixon, the Republican nominee.