1964 United States presidential election in Alabama: Difference between revisions

Added source for Alabama being Goldwater's second strongest state in 1964.
(Added source for Alabama being Goldwater's second strongest state in 1964.)
{{As of|2016|11|alt=As of the [[United States presidential election in Alabama, 2016|2016 presidential election]]}}, this is the last election in which [[Sumter County, Alabama|Sumter County]], [[Greene County, Alabama|Greene County]], [[Wilcox County, Alabama|Wilcox County]], [[Lowndes County, Alabama|Lowndes County]], and [[Bullock County, Alabama|Bullock County]] voted for the Republican candidate, as well as the last time that Macon County did not vote for the national Democratic candidate.
 
This was the third occasion when a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] nominee carried Alabama, but the first outside of [[Reconstruction era of the United States|Reconstruction]] elections in [[United States presidential election in Alabama, 1868|1868]] and [[United States presidential election in Alabama, 1872|1872]], when [[Ulysses S. Grant]] carried the state. Despite Johnson’s landslide victory that year, winning 61.1 percent of the popular vote, the highest percentage to date, he also lost to Goldwater in four other previously solidly Democratic [[Southern United States|Southern states]] – [[United States presidential election in Louisiana, 1964|Louisiana]], [[United States presidential election in Mississippi, 1964|Mississippi]], [[United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1964|South Carolina]] and [[United States presidential election in Georgia, 1964|Georgia]].
 
With 69.45% of the popular vote, Alabama would prove to be Goldwater's second strongest state in the 1964 election after neighboring Mississippi<ref>{{cite web|url=https://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/stats.php?year=1964&f=0&off=0&elect=0|title=1964 Presidential Election Statistics|publisher=Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections|date= |accessdate=2018-03-05}}</ref>.
 
==Results==