1964 United States presidential election in Louisiana

The 1964 United States presidential election in Louisiana took place on November 3, 1964, as part of the 1964 United States presidential election. Louisiana voters chose 10[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

1964 United States presidential election in Louisiana

← 1960 November 3, 1964[1] 1968 →
  Senator Goldwater 1960.jpg Black and White 37 Lyndon Johnson 3x4.jpg
Nominee Barry Goldwater Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Arizona Texas
Running mate William E. Miller Hubert Humphrey
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 509,225 387,068
Percentage 56.8% 43.2%

Louisiana Presidential Election Results 1964.svg
Parish Results

President before election

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Elected President

Lyndon B. Johnson
Democratic

Louisiana was won by Senator Barry Goldwater (RArizona), with 56.81% of the popular vote, against incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson (DTexas), with 43.19% of the popular vote.[3][4] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Lafayette Parish voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.[5]

ResultsEdit

1964 United States presidential election in Louisiana
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Goldwater 509,225 56.81%
Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) 387,068 43.19%
Total votes 896,293 100%

Results by parishEdit

Parish Barry Morris Goldwater
Republican
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Democratic
Margin Total votes cast[6]
# % # % # %
Acadia 6,706 41.47% 9,463 58.53% -2,757 -17.05% 16,169
Allen 2,704 41.66% 3,787 58.34% -1,083 -16.68% 6,491
Ascension 3,197 39.59% 4,879 60.41% -1,682 -20.83% 8,076
Assumption 2,112 40.87% 3,056 59.13% -944 -18.27% 5,168
Avoyelles 4,874 48.86% 5,102 51.14% -228 -2.29% 9,976
Beauregard 3,349 52.34% 3,049 47.66% 300 4.69% 6,398
Bienville 3,740 81.39% 855 18.61% 2,885 62.79% 4,595
Bossier 9,822 83.53% 1,937 16.47% 7,885 67.06% 11,759
Caddo 42,197 80.60% 10,158 19.40% 32,039 61.20% 52,355
Calcasieu 17,046 42.27% 23,285 57.73% -6,239 -15.47% 40,331
Caldwell 2,534 80.62% 609 19.38% 1,925 61.25% 3,143
Cameron 871 35.59% 1,576 64.41% -705 -28.81% 2,447
Catahoula 2,387 81.00% 560 19.00% 1,827 62.00% 2,947
Claiborne 4,917 91.07% 482 8.93% 4,435 82.14% 5,399
Concordia 4,022 83.25% 809 16.75% 3,213 66.51% 4,831
DeSoto 3,954 75.92% 1,254 24.08% 2,700 51.84% 5,208
East Baton Rouge 36,964 58.57% 26,152 41.43% 10,812 17.13% 63,116
East Carroll 1,486 84.96% 263 15.04% 1,223 69.93% 1,749
East Feliciana 1,900 79.63% 486 20.37% 1,414 59.26% 2,386
Evangeline 3,975 39.21% 6,163 60.79% -2,188 -21.58% 10,138
Franklin 5,470 87.82% 759 12.18% 4,711 75.63% 6,229
Grant 3,292 69.36% 1,454 30.64% 1,838 38.73% 4,746
Iberia 8,196 50.17% 8,141 49.83% 55 0.34% 16,337
Iberville 3,432 43.57% 4,445 56.43% -1,013 -12.86% 7,877
Jackson 4,521 74.44% 1,552 25.56% 2,969 48.89% 6,073
Jefferson 37,161 53.88% 31,804 46.12% 5,357 7.77% 68,965
Jefferson Davis 3,673 42.52% 4,966 57.48% -1,293 -14.97% 8,639
Lafayette 12,398 46.11% 14,487 53.89% -2,089 -7.77% 26,885
Lafourche 6,164 33.85% 12,045 66.15% -5,881 -32.30% 18,209
LaSalle 4,319 83.33% 864 16.67% 3,455 66.66% 5,183
Lincoln 5,766 77.09% 1,714 22.91% 4,052 54.17% 7,480
Livingston 5,508 61.08% 3,509 38.92% 1,999 22.17% 9,017
Madison 2,061 83.17% 417 16.83% 1,644 66.34% 2,478
Morehouse 6,222 87.47% 891 12.53% 5,331 74.95% 7,113
Natchitoches 5,525 65.00% 2,975 35.00% 2,550 30.00% 8,500
Orleans 81,049 49.69% 82,045 50.31% -996 -0.61% 163,094
Ouachita 21,024 83.44% 4,174 16.56% 16,850 66.87% 25,198
Plaquemines 4,904 86.35% 775 13.65% 4,129 72.71% 5,679
Pointe Coupee 2,327 50.87% 2,247 49.13% 80 1.75% 4,574
Rapides 18,122 64.46% 9,992 35.54% 8,130 28.92% 28,114
Red River 2,235 87.00% 334 13.00% 1,901 74.00% 2,569
Richland 4,498 85.76% 747 14.24% 3,751 71.52% 5,245
Sabine 4,165 66.68% 2,081 33.32% 2,084 33.37% 6,246
Saint Bernard 8,055 56.61% 6,175 43.39% 1,880 13.21% 14,230
Saint Charles 2,715 34.81% 5,085 65.19% -2,370 -30.38% 7,800
Saint Helena 1,319 65.14% 706 34.86% 613 30.27% 2,025
Saint James 1,467 25.82% 4,214 74.18% -2,747 -48.35% 5,681
Saint John the Baptist 1,694 29.97% 3,958 70.03% -2,264 -40.06% 5,652
Saint Landry 10,920 48.05% 11,807 51.95% -887 -3.90% 22,727
Saint Martin 2,793 37.40% 4,675 62.60% -1,882 -25.20% 7,468
Saint Mary 5,530 43.01% 7,327 56.99% -1,797 -13.98% 12,857
Saint Tammany 7,883 54.08% 6,694 45.92% 1,189 8.16% 14,577
Tangipahoa 9,732 57.79% 7,109 42.21% 2,623 15.58% 16,841
Tensas 1,655 89.60% 192 10.40% 1,463 79.21% 1,847
Terrebonne 6,729 43.96% 8,577 56.04% -1,848 -12.07% 15,306
Union 4,534 79.70% 1,155 20.30% 3,379 59.40% 5,689
Vermilion 4,984 35.13% 9,204 64.87% -4,220 -29.74% 14,188
Vernon 3,696 50.91% 3,564 49.09% 132 1.82% 7,260
Washington 7,438 60.65% 4,825 39.35% 2,613 21.31% 12,263
Webster 8,177 82.33% 1,755 17.67% 6,422 64.66% 9,932
West Baton Rouge 1,835 49.24% 1,892 50.76% -57 -1.53% 3,727
West Carroll 3,017 88.42% 395 11.58% 2,622 76.85% 3,412
West Feliciana 897 80.09% 223 19.91% 674 60.18% 1,120
Winn 4,366 78.54% 1,193 21.46% 3,173 57.08% 5,559
Totals 509,225 56.81% 387,068 43.19% 122,157 13.63% 896,293

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1964 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  2. ^ "1964 Election for the Forty-Fifth Term (1965-69)". Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  3. ^ "1964 Presidential General Election Results - Louisiana". Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1964". Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  5. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  6. ^ "LA US President Race, November 03, 1964". Our Campaigns.