United States presidential election in Maryland, 1960 Article

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United States presidential election in Maryland, 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 9 0
Popular vote 565,808 489,538
Percentage 53.6% 46.4%

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

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

Maryland was won by Senator John F. Kennedy ( DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 53.61% 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 46.39% of the popular vote. [3] [4]

Results

United States presidential election in Maryland, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John F. Kennedy 565,808 53.61%
Republican Richard Nixon 489,538 46.39%
Write-in 3 0.00%
Total votes 1,055,349 100%

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1960 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  2. ^ "1960 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "1960 Presidential General Election Results - Maryland". Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 8, 2017.