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John Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Lyndon Baines Johnson

Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: Kennedy - MA; Johnson - TX

Electoral Votes: 303
Popular Votes: 34,226,731 (49.7%)

Richard Nixon
Richard Milhous Nixon
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

Party: REPUBLICAN
Home State: Nixon - CA; Lodge - MA

Electoral Votes: 219
Popular Votes: 34,108,157 (49.5%)

Harry F. Byrd
Byrd did not actually campaign for president. All of Mississippi's electors and six of Alabama's were unpledged and cast their votes for him. An Oklahoma elector pledged to Nixon also voted for Byrd.

Of his 15 electors, 14 voted Strom Thurmond as Vice President while one voted Barry Goldwater as Vice President.

Harry Flood Byrd, Sr.
James Strom Thurmond

Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: Byrd - VA; Thurmond - SC

Electoral Votes: 15
Popular Votes: 116,248 (0.2%)

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Socialist Labor, Prohibition, National States' Rights...

Electoral Votes: 0
Popular Votes: 387,083 (0.6%)


Electoral College Vote
Total electoral votes (from 50 states) - 537
Majority needed to win - 269

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Byrd:
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Popular Vote
Total popular vote: 68,838,219
Percentage of eligible population voting: 62.8%

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