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|United States presidential election, 1968|
|November 5, 1968|
|Nominee||George Wallace||Hubert Humphrey||Richard Nixon|
|Home state||Alabama||Minnesota||New York|
|Running mate||Curtis LeMay||Edmond Muskie||Winthrop Rockefeller|
|Presidential election results map|
President before election
Lyndon B Johnson
The United States Presidential Election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968. It was won by Alabama Governor George Wallace. This election marks the first time that an independent has won an election. The election also marks the first time a democrat or a republican has not won an election since Whig party member Zachary Taylor won his election in 1848.