1960 United States Senate election in Colorado

The 1960 United States Senate election in Colorado took place on November 8, 1960. Incumbent Republican Senator Gordon Allott was re-elected to a second term in office, defeating Democratic Lieutenant Governor Robert Lee Knous.

1960 United States Senate election in Colorado

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Nominee Gordon Allott Robert Lee Knous
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 389,428 334,854
Percentage 53.52% 46.02%

1960 United States Senate election in Colorado results map by county.svg
County results
Allott:      40-50%      50–60%      60–70%
Knous:      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. senator before election

Gordon Allott
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Gordon Allott
Republican

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

General election results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gordon Allott (inc.) 389,428 53.52%  2.20
Democratic Robert Lee Knous 334,854 46.02%  2.66
Independent William R. Casey 3,351 0.46% N/A
Total votes 634,837 100.00%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - CO US Senate Race - Nov 08, 1960". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  2. ^ Clerk of the United States House of Representatives (1961). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1960" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.