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Parents > United States > Alabama > President
Parent RaceUS President National Vote
OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1968 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1968 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1968 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1969 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1973 - 12:00pm
Turnout 32.14% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last Modifiedev May 16, 2009 12:33pm
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Description
The accounting of the popular vote in 1968 and earlier elections in Alabama differs by source. This is due to the fact that during these elections, the Presidential Electors were directly elected rather than being elected as a slate.

The Congressional Quarterly totals for this race are:
--George C. Wallace (Democratic nominee) 687,664
--Hubert H. Humphrey (Alabama Independent plus National Democratic Party of Alabama slates) 195,918
--Richard M. Nixon (R) 146,591
--American Independent Democratic Electors 10,518
--E. Harold Munn (Prb) 3,814

List of electors

Democratic (Wallace, 691425 votes): Earl Morgan, Mabel S. Amos, MacDonald Gallion, Mrs. Armistead Selden, Mrs. Jim Allen, Richard Beard, Frank Mizell, Albert Brewer, Agnes Baggett, and Ernest Stone

Republican (Nixon, 146923 votes): MJ Lyons Jr, James C. Van Antwerp Jr, Paul Lowery, William H. Graham, Hull Sullivan, Robert D. Wilkinson, Lee Clyde Traylor, J. Smith Lanier II, Robert H. Maxwell, Georg

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1964
NameBarry Morris Goldwater Votes479,085 (69.45%)
Term01/20/1965 - 01/20/1969 Margin268,353 (+38.90%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameRichard Milhous Nixon Votes728,701 (72.43%)
Term01/20/1973 - 01/03/1977 Margin471,778 (+46.89%)
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Name Gov. George Corley Wallace Vice President Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. Vice President Richard Milhous Nixon No Candidate Party Leader Earle Harold Munn (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Alabama National Democratic Republican American Independent Prohibition Independent  
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Uncertified Votes691,425 (65.86%) 196,579 (18.72%) 146,923 (13.99%) 10,960 (1.04%) 4,022 (0.38%) 8 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -494,846 (-47.13%) -544,502 (-51.86%) -680,465 (-64.81%) -687,403 (-65.47%) -691,417 (-65.85%)  
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