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PE President Elect
1960

Overview1960 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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John F. Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Lyndon Baines Johnson

Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: PR: MA; VP: TX
Electoral Votes: 303
Pop. Vote: 34,227,096 (49.7%)

Richard M. Nixon Richard Milhous Nixon
Henry Cabot Lodge

Party: REPUBLICAN
Home State: PR: CA; VP: MA
Electoral Votes: 219
Pop. Vote: 34,107,646 (49.5%)

Harry F. Byrd Harry Flood Byrd
James Strom Thurmond /
Barry Morris Goldwater
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Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: PR: VA; VP: SC / AZ
Electoral Votes: PR: 15; VP: 14 / 1
Pop. Vote: 116,248 (0.2%)

green box Other Candidates
Party: National States' Rights, Socialist, Prohibition, etc.
Pop. Vote: 425,314 (0.6%)
Total electoral votes - 537 (from 50 states)
Majority needed to win - 269
Total popular vote - 68,876,304

Electoral Map1960 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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Electoral College 1960

Background1960 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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. THE 1960 CAMPAIGN AND ELECTION
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- Last Will and Testament of Richard M. Nixonopen link in new window

- Nixon White House Tapesopen link in new window @ C-SPAN

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State Results 1948 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

In 1960, 537 electoral votes were available; 269 votes were needed to secure the win.
STATE KENNEDY NIXON OTHERS EVs
TOTALS 24,179,345
(49.6%)
21,991,291
(45.1%)
1,176,125
(2.4%)
1,157,326
(2.4%)
289,739
(0.6%)
.
ELECTORAL
VOTES
303 219 15 .
In 1960, 537 electoral votes were available; 269 votes were needed to secure the win.

1960 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND | TOP OF PAGE

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