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Electoral history of Eugene McCarthy

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Electoral history of Eugene McCarthy

Electoral history of Eugene McCarthy, United States Senator (1959–1971) and Congressman (1949–1959) from Minnesota. He was a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (Democratic Party on the national level).

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McCarthy was also a candidate for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination, coming first in the primaries. He later ran for President four times.

House and Senate races (1948-1964)

Minnesota's 4th congressional district, 1948:

  • Eugene McCarthy (DFL) - 78,476 (59.43%)
  • Edward Devitt (R) (inc.) - 53,574 (40.57%)
  • Minnesota's 4th congressional district, 1950:

  • Eugene McCarthy (DFL) (inc.) - 59,930 (60.39%)
  • Ward Fleming (R) - 39,307 (39.61%)
  • Minnesota's 4th congressional district, 1952:

  • Eugene McCarthy (DFL) (inc.) - 98,015 (61.71%)
  • Roger G. Kennedy (R) - 60,827 (38.29%)
  • Minnesota's 4th congressional district, 1954:

  • Eugene McCarthy (DFL) (inc.) - 81,651 (63.01%)
  • Dick Hansen (R) - 47,933 (36.99%)
  • Minnesota's 4th congressional district, 1956:

  • Eugene McCarthy (DFL) (inc.) - 103,320 (64.07%)
  • Edward C. Slettedahl (R) - 57,947 (35.93%)
  • United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1958:

  • Eugene McCarthy (DFL) - 608,847 (52.95%)
  • Edward John Thye (R) (inc.) - 535,629 (46.58%)
  • William M. Curran (Socialist Workers) - 5,407 (0.47%)
  • United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1964:

  • Eugene McCarthy (DFL) (inc.) - 931,363 (60.34%)
  • Wheelock Whitney, Jr. (R) - 605,933 (39.26%)
  • William Braatz (Industrial Government) - 3,947 (0.26%)
  • Everett E. Luoma (Socialist Workers) - 2,357 (0.15%)
  • 1968 presidential election

    New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) - 27,520 (49.62%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 23,263 (41.94%)
  • Richard Nixon - 2,532 (4.57%)
  • Robert F. Kennedy - 606 (1.09%)
  • Paul C. Fisher - 506 (0.91%)
  • Nelson Rockefeller - 249 (0.45%)
  • George Wallace - 201 (0.36%)
  • New Hampshire Democratic vice presidential primary, 1968:

  • Hubert Humphrey (inc.) - 7,622 (56.25%)
  • Robert F. Kennedy - 2,833 (20.91%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 1,105 (8.16%)
  • Paul C. Fisher - 858 (6.33%)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson - 385 (2.84%)
  • Claude R. Kirk, Jr. - 339 (2.50%)
  • John A. Volpe - 205 (1.51%)
  • Richard Nixon - 159 (1.17%)
  • George Wallace - 44 (0.33%)
  • Wisconsin Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Eugene McCarthy - 412,160 (56.23%)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) - 253,696 (34.61%)
  • Robert F. Kennedy - 46,507 (6.35%)
  • None of These Candidates - 11,861 (1.62%)
  • George Wallace - 4,031 (0.55%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 3,605 (0.49%)
  • Scattering - 1,142 (0.16%)
  • Pennsylvania Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Eugene McCarthy - 428,891 (71.49%)
  • Robert F. Kennedy - 65,430 (10.91%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 51,998 (8.67%)
  • George Wallace - 24,147 (4.03%)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) - 21,265 (3.54%)
  • Richard Nixon - 3,434 (0.57%)
  • Others - 2,556 (0.43%)
  • Massachusetts Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Eugene McCarthy - 122,697 (49.30%)
  • Robert F. Kennedy - 68,604 (27.56%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 44,156 (17.74%)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) - 6,890 (2.77%)
  • Nelson Rockefeller - 2,275 (0.91%)
  • George Wallace - 1,688 (0.68%)
  • Others - 2,593 (1.04%)
  • Indiana Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Robert F. Kennedy - 328,118 (42.26%)
  • Roger D. Branigin - 238,700 (30.74%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 209,695 (27.01%)
  • Nebraska Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Robert F. Kennedy - 84,102 (51.72%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 50,655 (31.15%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 12,087 (7.43%)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) - 9,187 (5.65%)
  • Richard Nixon - 2,731 (1.68%)
  • Ronald Reagan - 1,905 (1.17%)
  • George Wallace - 1,298 (0.80%)
  • Others - 646 (0.40%)
  • Florida Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • George Smathers - 236,242 (46.11%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 147,216 (28.73%)
  • Scott Kelly - 128,899 (25.16%)
  • Oregon Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Eugene McCarthy - 163,990 (43.96%)
  • Robert F. Kennedy - 141,631 (37.96%)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) - 45,174 (12.11%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 12,421 (3.33%)
  • Ronald Reagan - 3,082 (0.83%)
  • Richard Nixon - 2,974 (0.80%)
  • Nelson Rockefeller - 2,841 (0.76%)
  • George Wallace - 957 (0.26%)
  • South Dakota Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Robert F. Kennedy - 31,826 (49.51%)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson - 19,316 (30.05%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 13,145 (20.45%)
  • New Jersey Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Eugene McCarthy - 9,906 (36.09%)
  • Robert F. Kennedy - 8,603 (31.35%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 5,578 (20.32%)
  • George Wallace - 1,399 (5.10%)
  • Richard Nixon - 1,364 (4.97%)
  • Others - 596 (2.17%)
  • California Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Robert F. Kennedy - 1,472,166 (46.27%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 1,329,301 (41.78%)
  • Thomas C. Lynch - 380,286 (11.95%)
  • Illinois Democratic presidential primary, 1968:

  • Eugene McCarthy - 4,646 (38.59%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 4,052 (33.66%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 2,059 (17.10%)
  • George Wallace - 768 (6.38%)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) - 162 (1.35%)
  • Others - 351 (2.92%)
  • 1968 Democratic presidential primaries:

  • Eugene McCarthy - 2,914,933 (38.73%)
  • Robert F. Kennedy - 2,305,148 (30.63%)
  • Stephen M. Young - 549,140 (7.30%)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson (inc.) - 383,590 (5.10%)
  • Thomas C. Lynch - 380,286 (5.05%)
  • Roger D. Branigin - 238,700 (3.17%)
  • George Smathers - 236,242 (3.14%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 166,463 (2.21%)
  • Unpledged - 161,143 (2.14%)
  • Scott Kelly - 128,899 (1.71%)
  • George Wallace - 34,489 (0.46%)
  • 1968 Democratic National Convention (presidential tally):

  • Hubert Humphrey - 1,760 (67.43%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 601 (23.03%)
  • George McGovern - 147 (5.63%)
  • Channing E. Phillips - 68 (2.61%)
  • Daniel K. Moore - 18 (0.69%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 13 (0.50%)
  • Paul Bryant - 1 (0.04%)
  • James H. Gray - 1 (0.04%)
  • George Wallace - 1 (0.04%)
  • 1968 Democratic National Convention (vice presidential tally):

  • Edmund Muskie - 1,945 (74.01%)
  • Abstaining - 605 (23.02%)
  • Julian Bond - 49 (1.87%)
  • David C. Hoeh - 4 (0.15%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 4 (0.15%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 3 (0.11%)
  • Richard J. Daley - 2 (0.08%)
  • Don Edwards - 2 (0.08%)
  • George McGovern - 2 (0.08%)
  • Robert McNair - 2 (0.08%)
  • Abraham A. Ribicoff - 2 (0.08%)
  • James Tate - 2 (0.08%)
  • Allard Lowenstein - 1 (0.04%)
  • Paul O'Dwyer - 1 (0.04%)
  • Henry Reuss - 1 (0.04%)
  • William F. Ryan - 1 (0.04%)
  • Terry Sanford - 1 (0.04%)
  • Sargent Shriver - 1 (0.04%)
  • United States presidential election, 1968:

  • Richard Nixon/Spiro Agnew (R) - 31,783,783 (43.4%) and 301 electoral votes (32 states carried)
  • Hubert Humphrey/Edmund Muskie (D) - 31,271,839 (42.7%) and 191 electoral votes (13 states and D.C. carried)
  • George Wallace/Curtis LeMay (AI) - 9,901,118 (13.5%) and 46 electoral votes (5 states carried)
  • Eugene McCarthy (I) - 25,634
  • Others - 243,258 (0.3%)
  • Later presidential races

    1972 Democratic presidential primaries:

  • Hubert Humphrey - 4,121,372 (25.77%)
  • George McGovern - 4,053,451 (25.34%)
  • George Wallace - 3,755,424 (23.48%)
  • Edmund Muskie - 1,840,217 (11.51%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 553,990 (3.46%)
  • Henry M. Jackson - 505,198 (3.16%)
  • Shirley Chisholm - 430,703 (2.69%)
  • Terry Sanford - 331,415 (2.07%)
  • John Lindsay - 196,406 (1.23%)
  • Samuel Yorty - 79,446 (0.50%)
  • Wilbur Mills - 37,401 (0.23%)
  • Walter E. Fauntroy - 21,217 (0.13%)
  • Unpledged - 19,533 (0.12%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 16,693 (0.10%)
  • Vance Hartke - 11,798 (0.07%)
  • Patsy Mink - 8,286 (0.05%)
  • None - 6,269 (0.04%)
  • 1972 Democratic National Convention (presidential tally):

  • George McGovern - 1,729 (57.37%)
  • Henry M. Jackson - 525 (17.42%)
  • George Wallace - 382 (12.67%)
  • Shirley Chisholm - 152 (5.04%)
  • Terry Sanford - 78 (2.59%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 67 (2.22%)
  • Wilbur Mills - 34 (1.13%)
  • Edmund Muskie - 25 (0.83%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 13 (0.43%)
  • Wayne L. Hays - 5 (0.17%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 2 (0.07%)
  • Ramsey Clark - 1 (0.03%)
  • Walter Mondale - 1 (0.03%)
  • 1972 Democratic National Convention (vice presidential tally):

  • Thomas Eagleton - 1,742 (59.07%)
  • Frances Farenthold - 405 (13.73%)
  • Mike Gravel - 226 (7.66%)
  • Endicott Peabody - 108 (3.66%)
  • Clay Smothers - 74 (2.51%)
  • Birch Bayh - 62 (2.10%)
  • Peter Rodino - 57 (1.93%)
  • Jimmy Carter - 30 (1.02%)
  • Shirley Chisholm - 20 (0.68%)
  • Moon Landrieu - 19 (0.64%)
  • Edward T. Breathitt - 18 (0.61%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 15 (0.51%)
  • Fred R. Harris - 14 (0.48%)
  • Richard G. Hatcher - 11 (0.37%)
  • Harold E. Hughes - 10 (0.34%)
  • Joseph M. Montoya - 9 (0.31%)
  • William L. Guy - 8 (0.27%)
  • Adlai Stevenson III - 8 (0.27%)
  • Robert Bergland - 5 (0.17%)
  • Hodding Carter - 5 (0.17%)
  • Cesar Chavez - 5 (0.17%)
  • Wilbur Mills - 5 (0.17%)
  • Wendell Anderson - 4 (0.14%)
  • Stanley Arnold - 4 (0.14%)
  • Ron Dellums - 4 (0.14%)
  • John J. Houlihan - 4 (0.14%)
  • Roberto A. Mondragon - 4 (0.14%)
  • Reubin O'Donovan Askew - 3 (0.10%)
  • Herman Badillo - 3 (0.10%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 3 (0.10%)
  • Claiborne Pell - 3 (0.10%)
  • Terry Sanford - 3 (0.10%)
  • Ramsey Clark - 2 (0.07%)
  • Richard J. Daley - 2 (0.07%)
  • John DeCarlo - 2 (0.07%)
  • Ernest Gruening - 2 (0.07%)
  • Roger Mudd - 2 (0.07%)
  • Edmund Muskie - 2 (0.07%)
  • Claude Pepper - 2 (0.07%)
  • Abraham Ribicoff - 2 (0.07%)
  • Pat Taylor - 2 (0.07%)
  • Leonard F. Wodcoock - 2 (0.07%)
  • Bruno Agnoli - 2 (0.07%)
  • Ernest Albright - 1 (0.03%)
  • William A. Barrett - 1 (0.03%)
  • Daniel Berrigan - 1 (0.03%)
  • Phillip Berrigan - 1 (0.03%)
  • Julian Bond - 1 (0.03%)
  • Hargrove Bowles - 1 (0.03%)
  • Archibald Burton - 1 (0.03%)
  • Phillip Burton - 1 (0.03%)
  • William Chappell - 1 (0.03%)
  • Lawton Chiles - 1 (0.03%)
  • Frank Church - 1 (0.03%)
  • Robert Drinan - 1 (0.03%)
  • Nick Galifianakis - 1 (0.03%)
  • John Goodrich - 1 (0.03%)
  • Michael Griffin - 1 (0.03%)
  • Martha Griffiths - 1 (0.03%)
  • Charles Hamilton - 1 (0.03%)
  • Patricia Harris - 1 (0.03%)
  • Jim Hunt - 1 (0.03%)
  • Daniel Inouye - 1 (0.03%)
  • Henry M. Jackson - 1 (0.03%)
  • Robery Kariss - 1 (0.03%)
  • Allard K. Lowenstein - 1 (0.03%)
  • Mao Zedong - 1 (0.03%)
  • Eleanor McGovern - 1 (0.03%)
  • Martha Mitchell - 1 (0.03%)
  • Ralph Nader - 1 (0.03%)
  • George Norcross - 1 (0.03%)
  • Jerry Rubin - 1 (0.03%)
  • Fred Seaman - 1 (0.03%)
  • Joe Smith - 1 (0.03%)
  • Benjamin Spock - 1 (0.03%)
  • Patrick Tavolacci - 1 (0.03%)
  • George Wallace - 1 (0.03%)
  • United States presidential election, 1976:

  • Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale (D) - 40,831,881 (50.08%) and 297 electoral votes (23 states and D.C. carried)
  • Gerald Ford (inc.)/Bob Dole (R) - 39,148,634 (48.02%) and 240 electoral votes (27 states carried)
  • Ronald Reagan/Bob Dole (R) - 1 electoral vote (Washington faithless elector)
  • Eugene McCarthy/Various (I) - 740,460 (0.91)
  • Roger MacBride/David Bergland (LBT) - 172,553 (0.21%)
  • Lester Maddox/William Dyke (AI) - 170,274 0.21%
  • Thomas J. Anderson/Rufus Shackelford (American) - 158,271 (0.19%)
  • Peter Camejo/Willie Mae Reid (Socialist Workers) - 90,986 (0.11%)
  • Gus Hall/Jarvis Tyner (Communist) - 58,709 (0.07%)
  • Margareth Wright/Benjamin Spock (People's) - 49,013 (0.06%)
  • Lyndon LaRouche/R. Wayne Evans (U.S. Labor) - 40,043 (0.05%)
  • Others - 70,785 (0.08%)
  • United States presidential election, 1988:

  • George H. W. Bush/Dan Quayle (R) - 48,886,597 (53.4%) and 426 electoral votes (40 states carried)
  • Michael Dukakis/Lloyd Bentsen (D) - 41,809,476 (45.6%) and 111 electoral votes (10 states and D.C. carried)
  • Lloyd Bentsen/Michael Dukakis (D) - 1 electoral vote (West Virginia faithless elector)
  • Ron Paul/Andre Marrou (MBT) - 431,750 (0.5%)
  • Lenora Fulani/Various (New Alliance) - 217,221 (0.2%)
  • David Duke (Populist) - 47,043 (0.05%)
  • Eugene McCarthy/Florence Rice (Consumer) - 30,905 (0.03%)
  • 1992 Democratic presidential primaries:

  • Bill Clinton - 10,482,411 (52.01%)
  • Jerry Brown - 4,071,232 (20.20%)
  • Paul Tsongas - 3,656,010 (18.14%)
  • Unpledged - 750,873 (3.73%)
  • Bob Kerrey - 318,457 (1.58%)
  • Tom Harkin - 280,304 (1.39%)
  • Lyndon LaRouche - 154,599 (0.77%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 108,678 (0.54%)
  • Charles Woods - 88,948 (0.44%)
  • Larry Agran - 58,611 (0.29%)
  • Ross Perot - 54,755 (0.27%)
  • Ralph Nader - 35,935 (0.18%)
  • Louis Stokes - 29,983 (0.15%)
  • Angus Wheeler McDonald - 9,900 (0.05%)
  • J. Louis McAlpine - 7,911 (0.04%)
  • George W. Benns - 7,887 (0.04%)
  • Rufus T. Higginbotham - 7,705 (0.04%)
  • Tom Howard Hawks - 7,434 (0.04%)
  • Stephen Bruke - 5,261 (0.03%)
  • Tom Laughlin - 5,202 (0.03%)
  • Tom Shiekman - 4,965 (0.03%)
  • Jeffrey F. Marsh - 2,445 (0.01%)
  • George Ballard - 2,067 (0.01%)
  • Ray Rollinson - 1,206 (0.01%)
  • Leonora Fulani - 402 (0.00%)
  • Douglas Wilder - 240 (0.00%)
  • Other later races

    Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party primary for the United States Senate, 1982:

  • Mark Dayton - 359,014 (69.06%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 125,229 (24.09%)
  • Charles E. Pearson - 19,855 (3.82%)
  • William A. Branstner - 15,754 (3.03%)
  • References

    Electoral history of Eugene McCarthy Wikipedia


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