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|Popular Vote||Electoral Vote|
|Richard Nixon||Spiro Agnew||Republican
|Hubert Humphrey||Edmund Muskie||Democrat
|George Wallace||Curtis LeMay||Independent
|Henning Blomen||George Taylor||Socialist Labor
|1970 Population:||11,110,285||Enum.||1970 Population Density:||77.2||persons/km2|
|1960 Population:||10,081,158||Enum.||1960 Population Density:||70.0||persons/km2|
|Total Electoral Vote:||26|
|Land Area (2000):||143,961||km2||Annual Pop Growth Rate:||1.0||%|
|Election Data and Statistics:|
- Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois Office of the Secretary of State, "Vote for President - November 5, 1968," Official Vote of the State of Illinois Cast at the General Election November 5, 1968 (Springfield, 1968)
- Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
|Results for and Individual County:|