1964 Presidential Election Statistics
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States with the Smallest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote J G U %Margin Margin Johnson Goldwater Unpledged Other
1 AZ5480,770210 0.99% 4,782 49.45% 50.45% 0.00% 0.10%
2 ID4292,477120 1.83% 5,363 50.92% 49.08% 0.00% 0.00%
3 FL141,854,481120 2.30% 42,599 51.15% 48.85% 0.00% 0.00%
4 NE5584,154120 5.21% 30,460 52.61% 47.39% 0.00% 0.00%
5 VA121,042,267120 7.36% 76,704 53.54% 46.18% 0.00% 0.28%
6 GA121,139,336210 8.25% 94,027 45.87% 54.12% 0.00% 0.02%
7 KS7857,901120 9.03% 77,449 54.09% 45.06% 0.00% 0.85%
8 UT4400,310120 9.73% 38,946 54.86% 45.14% 0.00% 0.00%
9 TN111,143,946120 11.01% 125,982 55.50% 44.49% 0.00% 0.00%
10 SD4293,118120 11.22% 32,902 55.61% 44.39% 0.00% 0.00%


States with the Largest Margin of Victory
StateEVTotal Vote J G U %Margin Margin Johnson Goldwater Unpledged Other
1 MS7409,146210 74.28% 303,910 12.86% 87.14% 0.00% 0.00%
2 DC3198,597120 71.00% 140,995 85.50% 14.50% 0.00% 0.00%
3 RI4390,091120 61.74% 240,848 80.87% 19.13% 0.00% 0.00%
4 HI4207,271120 57.52% 119,227 78.76% 21.24% 0.00% 0.00%
5 MA142,344,798120 52.74% 1,236,695 76.19% 23.44% 0.00% 0.37%
6 AL10689,817012 38.90% 268,353 0.00% 69.45% 30.55% 0.00%
7 ME4381,221120 37.66% 143,563 68.80% 31.14% 0.00% 0.07%
8 NY437,166,015120 37.25% 2,669,597 68.56% 31.31% 0.00% 0.13%
9 WV7792,040120 35.87% 284,134 67.94% 32.06% 0.00% 0.00%
10 CT81,218,578120 35.72% 435,273 67.81% 32.09% 0.00% 0.11%


States with Highest Percent of Vote
JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
District of Columbia85.50%Mississippi87.14%Alabama30.55%
Rhode Island80.87%Alabama69.45%Alaska0.00%
Hawaii78.76%South Carolina58.89%Arizona0.00%
Massachusetts76.19%Louisiana56.81%Arkansas0.00%
Maine68.80%Georgia54.12%California0.00%
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Washington0.62%Colorado0.33%Kansas0.63%
New Mexico0.37%New Jersey0.29%Indiana0.40%
Virginia0.28%Pennsylvania0.22%Delaware0.21%
New Jersey0.25%Michigan0.12%Montana0.18%
Kansas0.22%Montana0.12%Colorado0.17%


States with Lowest Percent of Vote
JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
Alabama0.00%District of Columbia14.50%Wyoming0.00%
Mississippi12.86%Rhode Island19.13%Wisconsin0.00%
South Carolina41.10%Hawaii21.24%West Virginia0.00%
Louisiana43.19%Massachusetts23.44%Washington0.00%
Georgia45.87%Maine31.14%Virginia0.00%


States with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Alabama559,407New York2,285,931
Mississippi338,711Pennsylvania1,340,971
Louisiana298,516California1,328,392
Georgia278,193Ohio1,300,829
South Carolina102,919Michigan1,009,622


States with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Mississippi85.95%Hawaii57.46%
Alabama83.68%Maine51.75%
Louisiana35.46%Vermont49.91%
Georgia33.37%Iowa37.45%
South Carolina20.26%Kentucky35.54%


States with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
California551,008Ohio-192,663
Georgia405,987Pennsylvania-183,851
Texas315,727New York-125,064
Florida310,305Massachusetts-124,682
Virginia270,818Missouri-116,543


States with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Georgia55.36%Maine-9.61%
Mississippi37.22%Kansas-7.64%
South Carolina35.71%North Dakota-7.20%
Virginia35.11%Iowa-7.01%
Arkansas30.79%Kentucky-6.97%


State Ranks
Rank JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
14560
25451
3000


County Ranks
Rank JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
12,2758266
27652,28161
3000


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote
JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
Duval, TX92.55%Holmes, MS96.59%Macon, AL61.54%
Knott, KY90.61%Noxubee, MS96.59%Limestone, AL56.01%
Webb, TX90.08%Amite, MS96.38%Jackson, AL53.53%
Jim Hogg, TX89.87%Leake, MS96.23%Lauderdale, AL52.45%
Menominee, WI89.12%Franklin, MS96.05%Colbert, AL51.41%
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Danville, VA2.24%Atlantic, NJ1.56%McPherson, KS1.64%
Giles, VA1.59%Passaic, NJ1.31%Clay, IA1.51%
Martinsville, VA1.58%Ocean, NJ1.20%Wyandotte, KS1.36%
Norfolk, VA1.41%Pueblo, CO0.82%Kiowa, KS1.17%
Waynesboro, VA1.21%Silver Bow, MT0.75%Harvey, KS1.13%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote
JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
Winston, AL0.00%Duval, TX7.37%Weston, WY0.00%
Wilcox, AL0.00%Knott, KY9.22%Washakie, WY0.00%
Washington, AL0.00%Webb, TX9.78%Uinta, WY0.00%
Walker, AL0.00%Jim Hogg, TX9.93%Teton, WY0.00%
Tuscaloosa, AL0.00%Menominee, WI10.74%Sweetwater, WY0.00%


Counties with Highest Number of Votes
JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
Los Angeles, CA1,568,300Los Angeles, CA1,161,067Jefferson, AL38,082
Cook, IL1,537,181Cook, IL895,718Mobile, AL20,488
Wayne, MI831,674Queens, NY274,351Madison, AL13,217
Kings, NY684,839Wayne, MI260,901Etowah, AL8,939
Philadelphia, PA670,645Nassau, NY248,886Montgomery, AL7,482
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King, WA4,535Passaic, NJ2,362Middlesex, MA1,038
Essex, NJ2,878Philadelphia, PA2,064Wyandotte, KS890
Hudson, NJ2,232Wayne, MI1,344Sedgwick, KS792
Middlesex, MA1,216Atlantic, NJ1,217Marion, IN738
Pierce, WA1,190Union, NJ1,178Lake, IN670


Counties with Lowest Number of Votes
JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
Winston, AL0Kenedy, TX30Weston, WY0
Wilcox, AL0Loving, TX32Washakie, WY0
Washington, AL0King, TX34Uinta, WY0
Walker, AL0Menominee, WI78Teton, WY0
Tuscaloosa, AL0Mineral, CO89Sweetwater, WY0


Counties with Largest Vote Swing
RepublicanDemocratic
Jefferson, AL85,121Los Angeles, CA386,076
Mobile, AL53,511Cook, IL322,727
Orleans, LA39,135Middlesex, MA195,057
Hinds, MS26,501Nassau, NY194,656
Montgomery, AL20,658Wayne, MI191,931
Jefferson, LA20,261Queens, NY188,407
Etowah, AL20,138New York, NY186,092
Madison, AL19,939Cuyahoga, OH155,501
East Baton Rouge, LA19,389Erie, NY153,702
Caddo, LA18,381Westchester, NY147,823


Counties with Largest Vote Swing Percentage
RepublicanDemocratic
Miller, GA161.11%Long, GA121.62%
Crenshaw, AL145.78%Washington, ME73.66%
Seminole, GA141.08%Kauai, HI73.01%
Henry, AL139.36%Orange, VT72.46%
Pike, AL138.78%Windsor, VT68.86%
Coffee, AL132.84%Windham, VT68.75%
Smith, MS130.13%Gillespie, TX67.72%
Covington, AL129.58%Sagadahoc, ME67.26%
Worth, GA129.49%Chenango, NY66.93%
Calhoun, GA129.29%Caledonia, VT66.90%


Counties with Largest Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Orange, CA113,566Wayne, MI-77,185
Los Angeles, CA96,419Kings, NY-61,803
Santa Clara, CA70,435Suffolk, MA-41,363
Dallas, TX63,859St. Louis, MO-36,088
Harris, TX57,586Bronx, NY-34,688
Fulton, GA57,013Allegheny, PA-30,993
Maricopa, AZ51,267Cuyahoga, OH-27,739
Suffolk, NY44,388Hamilton, OH-26,977
Nassau, NY43,796Middlesex, MA-26,706
DeKalb, GA38,440Jackson, MO-26,402


Counties with Largest Percentage Change in Total Votes
IncreasingDecreasing
Virginia Beach, VA910.00%Daggett, UT-35.32%
Gadsden, FL124.28%Pemiscot, MO-34.26%
Bullock, AL124.02%Mercer, MO-33.60%
Macon, AL116.73%Edmonson, KY-33.16%
Lee, GA115.97%Carlisle, KY-32.57%
Jeff Davis, GA113.53%Owsley, KY-30.66%
Berrien, GA113.34%Magoffin, KY-26.00%
Dougherty, GA103.78%Stoddard, MO-23.32%
Glascock, GA102.51%Wheeler, OR-22.67%
Glynn, GA100.57%Johnson, KY-22.45%


Counties with Lowest Percent of Vote and Win
JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
Newton, AR49.62%Graham, KS49.58%Cherokee, AL50.30%
San Juan, NM49.68%Logan, KS49.82%Colbert, AL51.41%
Stevens, KS49.80%Wayne, IN49.93%Lauderdale, AL52.45%
Whitley, KY49.82%Rush, IN49.94%Jackson, AL53.53%
LaGrange, IN49.96%Johnson, KY49.94%Limestone, AL56.01%


Counties with Highest Percent of Vote and Lose
JohnsonGoldwaterUnpledged
Chester, TN49.94%Buffalo, NE49.95%Lawrence, AL49.99%
Whitman, WA49.93%Doddridge, WV49.91%Madison, AL48.07%
Gilmer, GA49.91%Boone, NE49.84%Marshall, AL43.67%
Harding, SD49.90%Green Lake, WI49.83%Franklin, AL43.59%
Hancock, OH49.86%Dickey, ND49.81%Morgan, AL43.36%




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