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United States presidential election, 1972
November 7, 1972
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Nominee Richard Nixon Lyndon B. Johnson George Wallace
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Home state California Texas Alabama
Running mate George Romney Hubert Humphrey John G. Schmitz
Electoral vote 309 220 9
States carried 31 18 + D.C. 1
President before election
Joseph P. Kennedy
Elected President
Richard Nixon