1964 United States presidential election in North Carolina

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Turnout74% Decrease
 
Nominee Lyndon B. Johnson Barry Goldwater
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Texas Arizona
Running mate Hubert Humphrey William E. Miller
Electoral vote 13 0
Popular vote 800,139 624,844
Percentage 56.15% 43.85%


President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

The 1964 United States presidential election in North Carolina took place on November 3, 1964, and was part of the 1964 United States presidential election. Voters chose 13 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Campaign

Polling initially showed Goldwater leading in North Carolina, but his farm policies, particularly his opposition to federal tobacco price support, hurt his campaign.[1]

As of the 2020 presidential election, this is the last election when the following counties voted for a Democratic presidential candidate: Wayne, Moore, and Lenoir.[2]

Results

1964 United States presidential election in North Carolina[3]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson (incumbent) 800,139 56.15% 13
Republican Barry Goldwater 624,844 43.85% 0
Totals 1,424,983 100.0% 13
Voter turnout

Results by county

1964 United States presidential election in North Carolina by county[4]
County Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic
Barry Goldwater
Republican
Margin
% # % # % #
Northampton 80.96% 5,046 19.04% 1,187 61.91% 3,859
Hertford 79.91% 3,953 20.09% 994 59.81% 2,959
Robeson 79.35% 13,796 20.65% 3,591 58.69% 10,205
Bertie 78.16% 3,332 21.84% 931 56.32% 2,401
Martin 76.14% 4,821 23.86% 1,511 52.27% 3,310
Scotland 75.77% 3,844 24.23% 1,229 51.55% 2,615
Gates 75.38% 1,702 24.62% 556 50.75% 1,146
Greene 75.06% 2,712 24.94% 901 50.12% 1,811
Hoke 74.32% 2,254 25.68% 779 48.63% 1,475
Jones 73.29% 2,129 26.71% 776 46.57% 1,353
Richmond 73.17% 8,516 26.83% 3,123 46.34% 5,393
Tyrrell 72.70% 996 27.30% 374 45.40% 622
Anson 70.66% 4,144 29.34% 1,721 41.31% 2,423
Pitt 68.73% 11,317 31.27% 5,149 37.46% 6,168
Hyde 68.68% 1,127 31.32% 514 37.36% 613
Person 68.68% 4,740 31.32% 2,162 37.35% 2,578
Washington 68.65% 2,505 31.35% 1,144 37.30% 1,361
Franklin 68.47% 4,554 31.53% 2,097 36.94% 2,457
Chowan 68.30% 1,696 31.70% 787 36.61% 909
Bladen 67.55% 4,516 32.45% 2,169 35.11% 2,347
Columbus 66.82% 9,004 33.18% 4,471 33.64% 4,533
Edgecombe 66.58% 7,834 33.42% 3,932 33.16% 3,902
Currituck 66.26% 1,455 33.74% 741 32.51% 714
Haywood 65.67% 10,664 34.33% 5,575 31.34% 5,089
Halifax 65.30% 8,952 34.70% 4,757 30.60% 4,195
Duplin 65.23% 7,169 34.77% 3,821 30.46% 3,348
Yancey 64.95% 3,714 35.05% 2,004 29.91% 1,710
Pamlico 64.30% 1,864 35.70% 1,035 28.60% 829
Pasquotank 64.21% 4,269 35.79% 2,380 28.41% 1,889
Granville 63.66% 4,596 36.34% 2,624 27.31% 1,972
Lee 63.21% 4,730 36.79% 2,753 26.42% 1,977
Union 63.02% 7,208 36.98% 4,229 26.05% 2,979
Dare 63.00% 1,476 37.00% 867 25.99% 609
Beaufort 62.88% 6,090 37.12% 3,595 25.76% 2,495
Pender 62.04% 3,205 37.96% 1,961 24.08% 1,244
Buncombe 62.01% 31,623 37.99% 19,372 24.02% 12,251
Camden 61.97% 870 38.03% 534 23.93% 336
Orange 61.41% 9,206 38.59% 5,785 22.82% 3,421
Craven 61.27% 7,422 38.73% 4,691 22.55% 2,731
Onslow 61.23% 5,955 38.77% 3,771 22.46% 2,184
Perquimans 60.78% 1,458 39.22% 941 21.55% 517
Jackson 60.65% 4,905 39.35% 3,183 21.29% 1,722
Cumberland 60.39% 13,864 39.61% 9,093 20.78% 4,771
McDowell 60.20% 6,314 39.80% 4,174 20.40% 2,140
Alleghany 60.09% 2,368 39.91% 1,573 20.17% 795
Vance 60.04% 5,186 39.96% 3,452 20.07% 1,734
Durham 59.98% 22,874 40.02% 15,264 19.95% 7,610
Swain 59.93% 2,294 40.07% 1,534 19.85% 760
Warren 59.88% 2,849 40.12% 1,909 19.76% 940
Carteret 59.23% 6,231 40.77% 4,289 18.46% 1,942
Wilson 59.13% 7,238 40.87% 5,002 18.27% 2,236
Nash 58.89% 9,163 41.11% 6,396 17.78% 2,767
Wake 58.41% 31,653 41.59% 22,542 16.81% 9,111
Caswell 58.36% 2,513 41.64% 1,793 16.72% 720
Cleveland 57.92% 10,836 42.08% 7,874 15.83% 2,962
Johnston 57.85% 10,326 42.15% 7,523 15.70% 2,803
Lenoir 57.56% 7,617 42.44% 5,617 15.11% 2,000
Rutherford 57.28% 9,541 42.72% 7,115 14.57% 2,426
Macon 56.55% 3,774 43.45% 2,900 13.10% 874
Wayne 56.45% 9,791 43.55% 7,555 12.89% 2,236
Chatham 56.29% 5,295 43.71% 4,111 12.59% 1,184
Burke 55.97% 12,815 44.03% 10,081 11.94% 2,734
Harnett 55.97% 7,477 44.03% 5,883 11.93% 1,594
Cherokee 55.90% 3,823 44.10% 3,016 11.80% 807
Transylvania 55.83% 4,483 44.17% 3,547 11.66% 936
Rockingham 55.78% 11,432 44.22% 9,063 11.56% 2,369
Lincoln 55.45% 7,304 44.55% 5,869 10.89% 1,435
Graham 55.41% 1,737 44.59% 1,398 10.81% 339
Caldwell 55.40% 10,846 44.60% 8,733 10.79% 2,113
Moore 55.29% 6,384 44.71% 5,162 10.58% 1,222
Surry 55.17% 9,810 44.83% 7,970 10.35% 1,840
Ashe 54.64% 4,965 45.36% 4,121 9.29% 844
Gaston 54.11% 20,197 45.89% 17,129 8.22% 3,068
Montgomery 53.74% 3,933 46.26% 3,385 7.49% 548
Madison 53.44% 3,829 46.56% 3,336 6.88% 493
Brunswick 53.26% 4,240 46.74% 3,721 6.52% 519
Clay 53.12% 1,457 46.88% 1,286 6.23% 171
Guilford 52.87% 39,969 47.13% 35,635 5.73% 4,334
Polk 52.18% 3,017 47.82% 2,765 4.36% 252
Mecklenburg 51.56% 49,582 48.44% 46,589 3.11% 2,993
Sampson 51.38% 8,067 48.62% 7,634 2.76% 433
Stokes 51.22% 4,898 48.78% 4,664 2.45% 234
Forsyth 51.08% 31,615 48.92% 30,276 2.16% 1,339
New Hanover 50.90% 12,584 49.10% 12,140 1.80% 444
Watauga 50.62% 4,031 49.38% 3,932 1.24% 99
Alamance 50.36% 15,397 49.64% 15,177 0.72% 220
Rowan 50.22% 14,934 49.78% 14,804 0.44% 130
Alexander 49.75% 3,722 50.25% 3,760 -0.51% -38
Catawba 48.02% 15,814 51.98% 17,116 -3.95% -1,302
Cabarrus 47.50% 11,921 52.50% 13,178 -5.01% -1,257
Stanly 47.05% 7,931 52.95% 8,924 -5.89% -993
Iredell 46.56% 11,231 53.44% 12,892 -6.89% -1,661
Wilkes 45.45% 9,176 54.55% 11,014 -9.10% -1,838
Davidson 44.27% 13,735 55.73% 17,292 -11.46% -3,557
Randolph 43.64% 10,638 56.36% 13,739 -12.72% -3,101
Davie 40.90% 3,086 59.10% 4,460 -18.21% -1,374
Henderson 40.86% 6,066 59.14% 8,780 -18.28% -2,714
Yadkin 38.30% 3,638 61.70% 5,860 -23.39% -2,222
Avery 36.44% 1,523 63.56% 2,656 -27.11% -1,133
Mitchell 34.73% 1,736 65.27% 3,263 -30.55% -1,527

References

  1. ^ Black & Black 1992, p. 206.
  2. ^ Sullivan, Robert David (June 29, 2016). "How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century". The National Catholic Review (America Magazine ed.).
  3. ^ Leip, Dave (2005). "1964 Presidential General Election Results — North Carolina". US Election Atlas. Retrieved July 22, 2011.
  4. ^ "NC US President Race, November 03, 1964". Our Campaigns.

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