1960 United States presidential election in Colorado

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United States presidential election in Colorado, 1960

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Nominee Richard Nixon John F. Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Massachusetts
Running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Lyndon B. Johnson
Electoral vote 6 0
Popular vote 402,242 330,629
Percentage 54.6% 44.9%

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

The 1960 United States presidential election in Colorado took place on November 8, 1960, as part of the 1960 United States presidential election. Colorado voters chose six[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Colorado was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 54.63% of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 44.91% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Colorado, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 402,242 54.63%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 330,629 44.91%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 2,803 0.38%
Socialist Workers Farrell Dobbs 572 0.08%
Total votes 736,246 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1960 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  2. ^ "1960 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "1960 Presidential General Election Results - Colorado". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 6, 2017.