United States presidential election in Delaware, 1960 Article

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United States presidential election in Delaware, 1960

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Nominee John F. Kennedy Richard Nixon
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Massachusetts California
Running mate Lyndon B. Johnson Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 99,590 96,373
Percentage 50.6% 49.0%

Delaware Presidential Election Results 1960.svg
County Results

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

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

Delaware was won by Senator John F. Kennedy ( DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 50.63% of the popular vote against incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon ( RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 49.00% of the popular vote. [3] [4]

Results

United States presidential election in Delaware, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John F. Kennedy 99,590 50.63%
Republican Richard Nixon 96,373 49.00%
Write-in 720 0.37%
Total votes 196,683 100.00%

References

  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 - Delaware". Retrieved June 7, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 7, 2017.