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1960 United States presidential election in North Carolina

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

United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1960

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All 14 North Carolina votes to the Electoral College
  John F. Kennedy, White House color photo portrait.jpg VP-Nixon.png
Nominee John F. Kennedy Richard Nixon
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Massachusetts California
Running mate Lyndon B. Johnson Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Electoral vote 14 0
Popular vote 713,136 655,420
Percentage 52.1% 47.9%

North Carolina Presidential Election Results 1960.svg
County Results

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

North Carolina was won by Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 52.11% 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 47.89% of the popular vote.[3][4]

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John F. Kennedy 713,136 52.11%
Republican Richard Nixon 655,420 47.89%
Total votes 1,368,556 100%

ReferencesEdit

  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 - North Carolina". Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 8, 2017.