1960 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina

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The 1960 South Carolina United States House of Representatives elections were held on November 8, 1960 to select six Representatives for two-year terms from the state of South Carolina. All six incumbents were re-elected without opposition and the composition of the state delegation remained solely Democratic.

1st Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman L. Mendel Rivers of the 1st congressional district, in office since 1941, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 1st Congressional District Election Results, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic L. Mendel Rivers (incumbent) 47,153 100.0 0.0
No party Write-Ins 11 0.0 0.0
Majority 41,142 100.0 0.0
Turnout 47,164
Democratic hold

2nd Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman John J. Riley of the 2nd congressional district, in office since 1951, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District Election Results, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic John J. Riley (incumbent) 63,207 100.0 0.0
No party Write-Ins 5 0.0 0.0
Majority 63,202 100.0 0.0
Turnout 63,212
Democratic hold

3rd Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman William Jennings Bryan Dorn of the 3rd congressional district, in office since 1951, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District Election Results, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic William J.B. Dorn (incumbent) 52,398 100.0 0.0
No party Write-Ins 11 0.0 0.0
Majority 52,387 100.0 0.0
Turnout 52,409
Democratic hold

4th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Robert T. Ashmore of the 4th congressional district, in office since 1953, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 4th Congressional District Election Results, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert T. Ashmore (incumbent) 68,973 100.0 0.0
Majority 68,973 100.0 0.0
Turnout 68,973
Democratic hold

5th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Robert W. Hemphill of the 5th congressional district, in office since 1957, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 5th Congressional District Election Results, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Robert W. Hemphill (incumbent) 46,815 100.0 0.0
No party Write-Ins 80 0.0 0.0
Majority 46,735 100.0 0.0
Turnout 46,895
Democratic hold

6th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman John L. McMillan of the 6th congressional district, in office since 1939, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 6th Congressional District Election Results, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic John L. McMillan (incumbent) 49,780 100.0 0.0
No party Write-Ins 5 0.0 0.0
Majority 49,775 100.0 0.0
Turnout 49,785
Democratic hold

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