1968 Presidential General Election Results - Illinois
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 2,174,774 47.08%26
Hubert HumphreyEdmund MuskieDemocrat 2,039,814 44.15%0
George WallaceCurtis LeMayIndependent 390,958 8.46%0
Henning BlomenGeorge TaylorSocialist Labor 13,878 0.30%0
Write-ins-- 325 0.01%0
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Demographic Data

1970 Population:11,110,285Enum.1970 Population Density:77.2persons/km2
1960 Population:10,081,158Enum.1960 Population Density:70.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:26
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.0%

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Data Sources:
  • 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.
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