ⓘ 1968 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

                                     

ⓘ 1968 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

The 1968 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 5, 1968, and was part of the 1968 United States presidential election. Voters chose 29 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

In Pennsylvania voted for the democratic candidate, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, over the Republican nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon. Humphrey won Pennsylvania by a margin of 3.57%. And the third-party candidate, former Alabama Governor George Wallace, played a significant role, won 7.97% of the vote. This is the first election since 1948, a presidential candidate won the national election without carrying Pennsylvania. It will not happen again until the year 2000, in 2004, when George Bush to win the presidency both times without carrying Pennsylvania. It was the first election that the Republican candidate elected without carrying the state.

                                     
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