Campaign Trail Results: Game #23783

This Game:

  • Year: 1968
  • Player Candidate: Hubert H. Humphrey
  • Running Mate: John Connally
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Winner Take All Mode?: Yes
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CandidateElectoral VotesPopular VotesPop. Vote %
---- Hubert H. Humphrey44235,952,40049.23
---- Richard Nixon5027,507,59137.66
---- George Wallace459,574,45413.11


  • New Mexico:3
  • Arkansas:2
  • Florida:1
  • Montana:1
  • New Hampshire:1
  • North Carolina:1
  • Ohio:1
  • Oklahoma:1
  • Vermont:1


  • Would you consider sending troops into Laos, Cambodia, or North Vietnam to more aggressively combat the flow of Communist troops into South Vietnam?
    Absolutely not. I'm looking for ways to end this war with an honorable peace agreement, not ways to incite the wrath of Red China.
  • What is your overall position on the Vietnam War?
    We should stop bombing North Vietnam and attempt to negotiate a peace settlement. In the mean time, we should be putting our troops at risk only when absolutely necessary.
  • If elected, what will you do to get the student and Negro riots in this country under control?
    Law and order is the primary theme of my campaign. We also need to encourage investment in the ghettoes to ensure a high quality of life and prevent these occurrences.
  • What is your opinion of Lyndon Johnson's new Medicare program?
    I commend this piece of legislation. Already we see many Americans receiving health care who would otherwise be stricken with serious and/or fatal conditions.
  • Are you satisfied with this nation's economic performance over the previous five years?
    Our current economic path is not sustainable. We need to continue the growth we have seen but we cannot allow this inflation we have to continue.
  • Are you satisfied with the progress of desegregation in this country since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
    We have achieved great strides on this issue in the past twenty years -- and let the record show that Hubert H. Humphrey was at the forefront of this movement as early as 1948. We still have a long way to go, however, before we can truly realize the dream of Martin Luther King.
  • What do you think about the efforts of the AFL-CIO and other large unions? Do they have a positive effect on America?
    The AFL-CIO is a centerpiece of the great American bargain. Our economy can never thrive unless the people who work to keep it going thrive as well. I fully support the AFL-CIO.
  • What is your opinion of the military draft that is currently in place?
    We need to make sure that our military is adequately filled with personnel. That being said, I would prefer to see a volunteer system in place. I'm confident that there are enough patriotic young men in this country to make that system work.
  • Do you support opening a new dialogue with our Communist adversaries, such as the Soviet Union and China?
    The best way to prevent future Communist aggression is not through the death of 25,000 American kids in Vietnam. I support a comprehensive summit aimed at codifying peace in the modern world.
  • What is your stance on the Six-Day War that occurred last year, and how should Israel handle the new territories it has taken possession of?
    As President, I'm confident that all sides can come together and negotiate a long-term peace agreement. Certainly the return of the Sinai or the Golan Heights should not be off the table.
  • Has the current Supreme Court contributed to our disorder with decisions such as Gideon v. Wainright and Miranda v. Arizona?
    Due process for defendants is a Constitutional right. I'm confident that we will find a way to enforce the law in this country without devolving into a police state.
  • What is your opinion on the legality of abortion? Would you attempt to legalize or prohibit this practice at the federal level?
    We all have our own opinions on this practice, but I think the current system is the one that we should stay with. The individual states should be allowed to legislate on abortion as they so please.
  • If elected as President, what would you do to lower the inflation rate in this country, which currently stands at over 4%?
    The Republicans are grasping at straws with this inflation argument. They know that Kennedy and Johnson have managed the economy far better than Eisenhower, so they are resorting to the only argument they have left.
  • What is your opinion of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965? Is it a good idea to liberalize our immigration policy and to outlaw national origin quotas?
    This is a fair and sensible policy that will allow skilled immigrants to enter the United States. It's ludicrous to state that this will somehow compromise our culture and our values.
  • What is causing the massive increase of crime in America? How will you reverse the trend?
    We need to improve our policing practices, prevent riots and disorder, and also address the underlying economic causes that spread dissatisfaction with the status quo.
  • What do you think of the late Dr. Martin Luther King?
    We need to continue to fight for the legacy of Dr. King. The continuing poverty of the blacks in our cities and in the South is a sobering reminder of how much work is left to be done.
  • Do you support the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, which provides free breakfast and milk to qualified schoolchildren of impoverished backgrounds? Or do you believe that the program is too costly and constitutes a misuse of federal power?
    This is a sensible piece of legislation. I support it and I think that every decent American supports it too.
  • Can we all agree that the Black Panthers are a menace to the security of the United States?
    I support a fair shake for every American. I support programs that help black businesses. I support desegregation. I oppose groups like the Black Panthers that have contributed to the rioting and chaos that has swept the nation these past three years.
  • How would you prevent campus incidents like the takeover of Columbia University that occurred this past spring?
    There are some legitimate complaints behind these abhorrent actions. I will work for peace in Vietnam and civil rights in the United States. In the meantime, I support the rights of university administrators as they combat this problem.
  • The unemployment rate is currently under 4%, in spite of the chaos that prevails in our nation. What will you do as president to keep unemployment low?
    There is far more we can do. Jobs training programs and a continued fight against discrimination will ensure that all Americans can share in the low unemployment rate.
  • Do you believe that President Johnson overstepped his bounds in negotiating the Kennedy Round of trade agreements? Do you support the liberalization of international trade under the GATT?
    I support the overall thrust of this policy. Foreign trade supports our Cold War allies, reduces the cost of goods in America, and supports a broader economic prosperity.
  • What is the overall theme of your campaign, remembering that the Democratic Party is underfunded and severely divided?
    I will reaffirm my support for the Great Society and pledge to do everything in my power to end the Vietnam War.
  • What will you say in your acceptance speech at the Democratic Convention in Chicago? Will you address the rioting outside and the legacy of Robert Kennedy?
    I will tactfully criticize the police overreaction and then pivot towards a promise to end the war in Vietnam.
  • Richard Nixon, perhaps remembering the debacle of 1960, has expressed little interest in a debate this election. Will you challenge him to one?
    This is a real opening for us. I will challenge Nixon on this issue relentlessly.
  • On the weekend before the election, Lyndon Johnson's peace negotiations have collapsed with the North Vietnamese. Even worse, there are rumors that a Nixon operative has sabotaged the negotiations. Nixon swears to you on his honor that he is innocent. Will you make this an issue over the last two days of the campaign?
    This is bordering on treason. The American people deserve to hear about this.