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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline July 12, 1964 - 12:00pm
Polls Open July 13, 1964 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 16, 1964 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1965 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1969 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedChronicler May 23, 2009 08:07pm
Data SourcesNew York Times
Convention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris

Most votes received by candidates for party presidential nomination, up to the point where a nominee was determined. Vote totals are rounded up to the next whole number.
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Recap of the Republican Presidential Primaries of 1964

Sen. Barry Goldwater, the conservative contender, won 38% of the vote to place first in the Republican presidential primaries of 1964. His leading rival, Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, conceded the day after losing the California primary that Goldwater would likely win the nomination on an early ballot [NYT 6/4]; although Rockefeller at first said that he would fight "to the end" [NYT 6/4], he later decided that someone else should take up the fight [NYT 6/5].

Post-Primary Maneuvering

Moderate Republicans moved into action as it appeared more and more likely that Goldwater was headed for a first ballot victory. U.S. Sen. Hugh Scott started a movement to draft Gov. Scranton on 6/6, hoping that Scranton could pull together all the liberal and moderate Republicans [NYT 6/7]. The following day, Scranton stopped to visit former Pres. Eisenhower while on his way to the National Governors Conference in Cleveland; Ike encouraged Scranton to officially enter the race [NYT 6/7]. Scranton finally joined the race on 6/12 [NYT 6/13]. Rockefeller dropped out on 6/15 and endorsed Scranton [NYT 6/16].

In the background, local Republicans continued to choose their national convention delegates. In the week between 6/7 and 6/13, 13 states chose 225 delegates [NYT 6/7]. The many uncommitted delegates began to slowly announce their inten

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/22/1963
NameLyndon B. Johnson Votes1 (100.00%)
Term11/22/1963 - 01/20/1965 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/14/1964
NameLyndon B. Johnson Votes486 (90.33%)
Term01/20/1965 - 01/20/1969 Margin434 (+80.67%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 12/14/1964
MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. Barry M. Goldwater Gov. William W. Scranton Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller Gov. George W. Romney Sen. Margaret Chase Smith Rep. Walter Henry Judd Sen. Hiram L. Fong
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican
Website
Certified Votes883 (67.51%) 214 (16.36%) 114 (8.72%) 41 (3.14%) 27 (2.06%) 22 (1.68%) 5 (0.38%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -669 (-51.15%) -769 (-58.79%) -842 (-64.37%) -856 (-65.44%) -861 (-65.83%) -878 (-67.13%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Moving to Miami
R Morton Blackwell [L]
D Bill Kauffman
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
J Dr. Cynic
D PA-FL Dem
D PA-FL Dem
R Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson
LBT Silver Dime
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.  
PartyRepublican  
Website  
Certified Votes2 (0.15%)  
Margin-881 (-67.35%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Rockefeller Republican
 

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