1960 United States presidential election in Kentucky

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United States presidential election in Kentucky, 1960

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  VP-Nixon.png John F. Kennedy, White House color photo portrait.jpg
Nominee Richard Nixon John F. Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Massachusetts
Running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Lyndon B. Johnson
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 602,607 521,855
Percentage 53.6% 46.4%

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County Results
  Nixon—>90%
  Nixon—80-90%
  Nixon—70-80%
  Nixon—60-70%
  Nixon—50-60%
  Kennedy—50-60%
  Kennedy—60-70%
  Kennedy—70-80%

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

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

Kentucky was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 53.59% of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 46.41% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Kentucky, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 602,607 53.59%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 521,855 46.41%
Total votes 1,124,462 100%

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 - Kentucky". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 6, 2017.