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United States presidential election, 1968
November 5, 1968
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Nominee Hubert Humphrey Richard Nixon George Wallace
Party Democratic Republican American Independent
Home state Minnesota New York Alabama
Running mate Edmund Muskie Spiro Agnew Curtis LeMay
Electoral vote 324 168 46
States carried 19 + D.C. 26 5
Popular vote 30,837,224 29,847,038 9,321,895
Percentage 43.6% 42.2% 13.2%
1968 US Presidential Election (This is the Dream)
Presidential election results map. Blue denotes states won by Humphrey/Muskie, Red denotes states won by Nixon/Agnew. Orange denotes states won by Wallace/LeMay, as well as a faithless elector from North Carolina who cast his electoral vote for Wallace/LeMay instead of Nixon/Agnew. Numbers indicate the number of electoral votes allotted to each state.
President before election
Lyndon B. Johnson
Elected President
Hubert Humphrey
The United States presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968. The Democratic Party nominee, incumbent Vice President Hubert Humphrey, won the election over the Republican Party nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon.