The 1960 United States presidential election in Alaska took place on November 8, 1960, as part of the
1960 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the
Electoral College, who voted for
Alaska was won by incumbent Vice-President
Richard Nixon (
California) with 50.9% of the popular vote against U.S. Senator
John F. Kennedy (
Massachusetts) with 49.1%.
 Kennedy ultimately won the national vote however, defeating Nixon. This was the very first presidential election that Alaska participated in.
With statehood, Alaska was given three votes in the Electoral College. This has continued to be the case to the present day. Alaska's electors in 1960 were:
- Charles D. Jones, of
- Milton D. Snodgrass, of
- Sylvia Ringstad, of