1960 United States presidential election in Minnesota
|Elections in Minnesota|
The Democratic Party candidate U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts won the state over incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon by a margin of 22,018 votes, or 1.42%. Kennedy went on to win the election nationally, but by the closest margin since Woodrow Wilson's re-election in 1916. This was the last presidential election held in Minnesota before the elimination of the 9th congressional district in 1963.
|United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1960|
|Democratic||John F. Kennedy||779,933||50.58%||11|
|Socialist Workers||Farrell Dobbs||3,077||0.20%||0|
|Socialist Labor||Eric Hass||962||0.06%||0|
- "Office of the State Of Minnesota Secretary of State". www.sos.state.mn.us. Retrieved 2017-07-22.
- "1960 Presidential Election Results, 1960". Dave Leip's U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 2016-10-03.
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