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OfficePresident
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1964 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 01, 1964 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 01, 1964 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1965 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1969 - 12:00pm
Turnout 3.30% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedChronicler September 25, 2013 05:27am
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The Republican Party in the Kennedy Administration

The Republican Party rebounded in the early 1960s from its 1958 disaster. In 1960, the party gained 19 U.S. House seats and two seats in the Senate. Although the Republicans took Lyndon Johnson's Senate seat in Texas in a 1961 special election (won by John Tower), they lost a special election in New Hampshire. The midterm election of 1962 disappointed the party; it only gained three seats in the U.S. House and actually lost three in the Senate. However, the party gained governorships in PA, OH, and MI.

Early Presidential Maneuvering

As the year 1963 opened, several Republicans were named as potential candidates. One was New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller, who had just been re-elected in 1962. Rockefeller visited Republicans in the midwest in the spring of 1963 to see how they would respond to his candidacy. He was encouraged by the response [New York Times 3/14/1963]. Former Gov. Goodwin Knight of California opened a Rockefeller campaign office in California, but Rockefeller convinced him to close it on 3/29 until he had decided to run [NYT 3/30/1963]. Rockefeller's popularity declined when he was remarried on 5/4/1963 after being divorced the previous year. The Republican Citizens Committee, a caucus of moderate Republicans, had decided by 7/16/63 not to support Rockefeller [NYT 7/17/1963]. Rocky plowed ahead any

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1960
NameJohn F. Kennedy Votes34,226,731 (49.72%)
Term01/20/1961 - 01/20/1965 Margin118,574 (+0.17%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameLyndon B. Johnson Votes43,129,566 (61.05%)
Term01/20/1965 - 01/20/1969 Margin15,951,378 (+22.58%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President National Vote 11/03/1964
MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
02/01/1962 06/15/1964

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Barry M. Goldwater Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller Gov. James A. Rhodes Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Rep. John W. Byrnes Gov. William W. Scranton Sen. Margaret Chase Smith
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican
Website
Uncertified Votes2,267,079 (38.28%) 1,304,204 (22.02%) 615,754 (10.40%) 386,661 (6.53%) 299,612 (5.06%) 245,401 (4.14%) 227,007 (3.83%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -962,875 (-16.26%) -1,651,325 (-27.89%) -1,880,418 (-31.75%) -1,967,467 (-33.22%) -2,021,678 (-34.14%) -2,040,072 (-34.45%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (24 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg18.95%-- 2.95%-- 0.00%-- 17.95%-- 0.00%-- 16.95%-- 0.00%--
Gallup 
06/15/64-06/15/64
22.00% 1.0 6.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 21.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 20.00% 11.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
06/01/64-06/01/64
21.00% 6.0 10.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 26.00% 10.0 0.00% -- 9.00% 4.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/15/64-04/15/64
15.00% 1.0 7.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 36.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 5.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/01/64-04/01/64
14.00% -- 9.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 37.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
03/01/64-03/01/64
14.00% 6.0 6.00% 10.0 0.00% -- 42.00% 30.0 0.00% -- 4.00% 3.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
02/01/64-02/01/64
20.00% 7.0 16.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 12.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 7.00% 5.0 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
R Herbert Hoover [L]
F Blue Republican
D Dodge Landesman
R Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. [L]
R TurnerforCongress
R Rockefeller Republican
DL Some say...
J Dr. Cynic
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Vice President Richard M. Nixon Unpledged University President Harold E. Stassen Gov. Archie Gubbrud (I) President Lyndon B. Johnson John W. Steffey Robert E. Ennis
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican
Website [Website]
Uncertified Votes197,212 (3.33%) 115,999 (1.96%) 114,083 (1.93%) 57,653 (0.97%) 23,406 (0.40%) 22,135 (0.37%) 18,859 (0.32%)
Margin-2,069,867 (-34.95%) -2,151,080 (-36.33%) -2,152,996 (-36.36%) -2,209,426 (-37.31%) -2,243,673 (-37.89%) -2,244,944 (-37.91%) -2,248,220 (-37.97%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (24 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg18.95%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Gallup 
06/15/64-06/15/64
22.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
06/01/64-06/01/64
25.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/15/64-04/15/64
27.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/01/64-04/01/64
28.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
03/01/64-03/01/64
26.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
02/01/64-02/01/64
31.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
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