Who voted for Barry Goldwater?

Who voted for Barry Goldwater?

1964 United States presidential election

Nominee Lyndon B. Johnson Barry Goldwater
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Texas Arizona
Running mate Hubert Humphrey William E. Miller
Electoral vote 486 52

What party was Barry Goldwater?

Republican Party
Barry Goldwater/Parties

What did Goldwater stand for?

On the right wing of the Republican party, some of Goldwater’s political positions included anti-communism, an emphasis on total victory in war and opposition to high taxes and government spending. He often criticized the politics of some of his more moderate contemporaries, including President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Why did Goldwater lose?

Kennedy’s assassination in November 1963 dashed Goldwater’s hopes of an election contest between himself and his friend and political rival. In the general election, Goldwater lost in a landslide to Lyndon Johnson, carrying only six states to Johnson’s 44 and 38% of the popular vote to Johnson’s 61%.

Is Barry Goldwater still alive?

Deceased (1909–1998)
Barry Goldwater/Living or Deceased

Who was Dewey’s vice president?

Halleck and former Minnesota Governor Harold Stassen were both considered, but Dewey ultimately decided to ask California Governor Earl Warren to be his running mate. Warren had earlier said that he would not accept the vice presidential nomination, and asked for time to consider the offer.

Who was Roosevelt’s vice president?

John Nance Garner1933–1941
Henry Agard Wallace1941–1945Harry S. Truman1945
Franklin D. Roosevelt/Vice presidents

What political party was Harry Truman?

the Democratic Party
Active in the Democratic Party, Truman was elected a judge of the Jackson County Court (an administrative position) in 1922. He became a Senator in 1934.

What was Dewey’s first name?

Thomas E. Dewey
Born Thomas Edmund DeweyMarch 24, 1902 Owosso, Michigan, U.S.
Died March 16, 1971 (aged 68) Miami, Florida, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Frances Hutt ​ ​ ( m. 1928; died 1970)​