Republican Party presidential primaries, 1960
Results map by state.
The 1960 Republican presidential primaries were the selection process by which voters of the Republican Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 1960 U.S. presidential election. Incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon was selected as the nominee through a series of primary elections and caucuses culminating in the 1960 Republican National Convention held from July 25 to July 28, 1960, in Chicago, Illinois.
In seeking the nomination, Nixon faced no formidable opposition. He swept the primaries without difficulty.
Vice President Richard Nixon
Withdrew during primaries
Statewide contests by winner
Statewide contest won by candidates
|Richard M. Nixon||George H. Bender||Cecil Underwood||James M. Lloyd||Nelson Rockefeller||Unpledged|
|March 8||New Hampshire||89.28%||-||-||-||3.76%||-|
|April 19||New Jersey||-||-||-||-||-||100%|
|May 1||Washington, D.C.||-||-||-||-||-||100%|
|May 10||West Virginia||-||-||100%||-||-||-|
|June 7||South Dakota||-||-||-||100%||-||-|
- Italics - Write-In Vote
Total popular vote results
Primaries total popular vote results
- Richard M. Nixon - 4,975,938 (86.63%)
- George H. Bender - 211,090 (3.68%)
- Unpledged - 314,234 (5.47%)
- Cecil Underwood - 123,756 (2.16%)
- James M. Lloyd - 48,461 (0.84%)
- Nelson Rockefeller - 30,639 (0.53%)
- Others - 39,516 (0.69%)
- "Guide to U.S. Elections - Google Books". Books.google.com. 2016-02-19. Retrieved 2016-02-19.
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