1960 United States Senate election in Iowa
The 1960 United States Senate election in Iowa took place on November 8, 1960. Incumbent Republican Senator Thomas E. Martin did not run for re-election to a second term. Jack Miller won the open seat by defeating Democratic Governor Herschel Loveless.
Miller: 50-60% 60-70% 70-80%
Loveless: 50-60% 60-70%
- Rollo Bergeson, former Iowa Secretary of State (1946–49)
- Dayton Countryman, former Iowa Attorney General (1955–57) and candidate for Senate in 1956
- Jack Miller, State Senator from Sioux City
- Ernest Seemann, perennial candidate
- Kenneth Stringer
- Oliver Reeve
|Republican||Ernest J. Seemann||10,931||5.07%|
Miller was formally nominated at a party convention.
- The Story of Iowa. p. 138.
- "Our Campaigns - IA US Senate - R Primary Race - Sep 06, 1960". www.ourcampaigns.com.
- "Iowa Official Register 1961–1962" (PDF). pp. 350–51.
- "Our Campaigns - IA US Senate Race - Nov 08, 1960". www.ourcampaigns.com.
- Clerk of the United States House of Representatives (1961). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1960" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.