1968 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 254,062 38.09%8
George WallaceCurtis LeMayPetition 215,430 32.30%0
Hubert HumphreyEdmund MuskieDemocrat 197,486 29.61%0
Write-ins-- 4 0.00%0
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Demographic Data

1970 Population:2,590,713Enum.1970 Population Density:33.2persons/km2
1960 Population:2,382,594Enum.1960 Population Density:30.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8
Land Area (2000):77,983km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Carolina Secretary of State, "Statement of the Whole Number of Votes Cast for Presidential and Vice-Presidential Electors at the General Election Held in South Carolina on November 5, 1968," Supplemental Report of the Secretary of State O. Frank Thornton to the General Assembly of South Carolina Election November 5, 1968 and Primary of June 11, 1968 (Columbia, 1969)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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