The united states presidential election of 1964, the 45th quadrennial american presidential election, was held on tuesday, november 3, 1964 incumbent democratic president lyndon b johnson defeated barry goldwater, the republican nominee. The american presidency project contains the most comprehensive collection of resources pertaining to the study of the president of the united states compiled by john woolley and gerhard peters. The 1964 united kingdom general election was held on 15 october 1964, five years after the previous election, and thirteen years after the conservative party, first led by winston churchill, had entered power.
United states presidential election of 1964: united states presidential election of 1964, american presidential election held on november 3, 1964, in which democratic pres lyndon b johnson defeated republican barry goldwater in one of the largest landslides in us history. The most consequential elections in history: lyndon johnson and the election of 1964 johnson's overreaching in vietnam was seen by americans as an expensive mistake.
In the election this fall, which will go far to determine the conduct of the united states in the next twenty-five years, we stand for the election of president lyndon b johnson. Home 2018 election results election info weblog forum wiki search email login site info store 1964 presidential general election results note: the google advertisement links below may advocate political positions that this site does not endorse. The election of 1964 was the first election, since 1932, that was fought over true issues this election brought ideology into americans politics the democrats claimed that goldwater's policies were dangerous and that he would lead the us into war.
For lyndon johnson’s 1964 political success story, here is john chambers in washington john chambers: it took almost the entire year for lyndon johnson to emerge from the shadow john f kennedy left.
The united states presidential election of 1964 was the sixth-most lopsided presidential election in the history of the united states behind the elections of 1936, 1984, 1972, 1864, and 1980 (in terms of electoral votes in terms of popular vote, it was the fifth-most.
Pie chamberlain: in the united states it was a presidential election year, marked by the peaceful if not quiet, transition from the kennedy administration to one which lyndon johnson could rightfully call his own we’ll continue with the story of 1964 in a moment. The 1964 election was the last time to date that any of the following states voted for a democrat: alaska, idaho, kansas, nebraska, north dakota, oklahoma, south dakota, utah and wyoming, although in 2008 barack obama won one electoral vote from nebraska's second congressional district.