1960 United States Senate election in New Jersey

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1960 United States Senate election in New Jersey

← 1954 November 8, 1960 1966 →
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Nominee Clifford P. Case Thorn Lord
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,483,832 1,151,385
Percentage 55.69% 43.21%

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County results

Case:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Lord:      50–60%

U.S. Senator before election

Clifford P. Case
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Clifford P. Case
Republican

The 1960 United States Senate election in New Jersey was held on November 8, 1960. Incumbent Republican Clifford P. Case defeated Democratic nominee Thorn Lord with 55.69% of the vote.

Primary elections[edit]

Primary elections were held on April 19, 1960.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thorn Lord 177,429 81.55
Democratic Richard M. Glassner 40,134 18.45
Total votes 217,563 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clifford P. Case 230,802 63.72
Republican Robert J. Morris 120,729 33.33
Republican David Dearborn 10,687 2.95
Total votes 362,218 100.00

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

  • Clifford P. Case, Republican
  • Thorn Lord, Democratic

Other candidates

  • Winifred O. Perry, Independent
  • Gladys Grauer, Socialist Workers
  • Albert Ronis, Socialist Labor

Results[edit]

1960 United States Senate election in New Jersey[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Clifford P. Case 1,483,832 55.69%
Democratic Thorn Lord 1,151,385 43.21%
Independent Winifred O. Perry 13,756 0.52%
Socialist Workers Gladys Grauer 11,784 0.44%
Socialist Labor Albert Ronis 3,599 0.14%
Majority 332,447
Turnout 2,664,356 12.48%
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "1960 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Secretary of State of New Jersey. 1960. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "1960 General Election Results" (PDF). Secretary of State of New Jersey. 1960. Retrieved June 1, 2019.