1960 United States Senate election in Tennessee

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1960 United States Senate election in Tennessee

← 1954 November 8, 1960 1964 (special) →
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Nominee Estes Kefauver A. Bradley Frazier
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 594,460 234,053
Percentage 71.75% 28.25%

Senator before election

Estes Kefauver
Democratic

Elected Senator

Estes Kefauver
Democratic

The 1960 United States Senate election in Tennessee took place on November 8, 1960, concurrently with the U.S. presidential election, as well as elections to the United States Senate in other states as well as elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Democrat Estes Kefauver won re-election, he defeated Republican A. Bradley Frazier.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic Party primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Estes Kefauver 463,848 64.60%
Democratic Andrew Taylor 249,336 34.72%
Democratic Jake Armstrong 4,867 0.68%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • A. Bradley Frazier
  • Hansel Proffitt

Results[edit]

Republican Party primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican A. Bradley Frazier 16,633 58.77%
Republican Hansel Proffitt 11,667 41.23%

Results[edit]

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Estes Kefauver 594,460 71.75%
Republican A. Bradley Frazier 234,053 28.25%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TN US Senate - D Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  2. ^ "TN US Senate - R Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  3. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1960election.pdf