1960 United States presidential election in Wyoming

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
United States presidential election in Wyoming, 1960

← 1956 November 8, 1960[1] 1964 →
  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 3 0
Popular vote 77,451 63,331
Percentage 55.0% 45.0%

Wyoming 1960.png
Results by county
  Kennedy—60-70%
  Kennedy—50-60%
  Nixon—50-60%
  Nixon—60-70%
  Nixon—70-80%

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

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

Wyoming was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 55.01 percent of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 44.99 percent of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Wyoming, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 77,451 55.01%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 63,331 44.99%
Total votes 140,782 100.00%

Results by county[edit]

County Nixon# Nixon% Kennedy# Kennedy% Total votes cast
Albany 4,356 50.43% 4,282 49.57% 8,638
Big Horn 3,449 62.79% 2,044 37.21% 5,493
Campbell 1,575 64.66% 861 35.34% 2,436
Carbon 3,147 45.12% 3,828 54.88% 6,975
Converse 1,933 67.61% 926 32.39% 2,859
Crook 1,537 72.84% 573 27.16% 2,110
Fremont 5,738 57.46% 4,248 42.54% 9,986
Goshen 3,178 56.83% 2,414 43.17% 5,592
Hot Springs 1,659 59.19% 1,144 40.81% 2,803
Johnson 1,806 69.35% 798 30.65% 2,604
Laramie 11,637 49.05% 12,086 50.95% 23,723
Lincoln 2,010 50.78% 1,948 49.22% 3,958
Natrona 11,809 56.74% 9,002 43.26% 20,811
Niobrara 1,362 70.57% 568 29.43% 1,930
Park 4,510 64.37% 2,496 35.63% 7,006
Platte 1,771 53.20% 1,558 46.80% 3,329
Sheridan 5,690 60.05% 3,786 39.95% 9,476
Sublette 978 60.22% 646 39.78% 1,624
Sweetwater 2,545 32.04% 5,398 67.96% 7,943
Teton 1,158 66.51% 583 33.49% 1,741
Uinta 1,606 50.09% 1,600 49.91% 3,206
Washakie 2,254 62.70% 1,341 37.30% 3,595
Weston 1,743 59.21% 1,201 40.79% 2,944
Totals 77,451 55.01% 63,331 44.99% 140,782

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1960 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved June 7, 2017.
  2. ^ "1960 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved June 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "1960 Presidential General Election Results – Wyoming". Retrieved June 7, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project – Election of 1960". Retrieved June 7, 2017.