1960 United States Senate election in Virginia

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United States Senate election in Virginia, 1960

← 1954 November 8, 1960 1966 →
  Absalom Willis Robertson.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Absalom Willis Robertson Stuart D. Baker
Party Democratic Independent Democratic
Popular vote 506,169 88,718
Percentage 81.3% 14.2%

U.S. Senator before election

Absalom Willis Robertson
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Absalom Willis Robertson
Democratic

The 1960 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 8, 1960. Democratic incumbent Senator Absalom Willis Robertson defeated Independent Democrat Stuart Baker and Social Democrat Clarke Robb and was re-elected to a third term in office.

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Virginia, 1960[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Absalom Willis Robertson (inc.) 506,169 81.27% +1.39%
Independent Democratic Stuart D. Baker 88,718 14.24% +3.58%
Social Democratic Clarke T. Robb 26,783 4.30% -5.14%
Write-ins 1,150 0.18% +0.16%
Majority 417,451 67.03% -2.19%
Turnout 622,820
Democratic hold

References[edit]

External links[edit]

1960 Senatorial General Election Results - Virginia Map by County at Dave Leip's US Election Atlas