United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1960

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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%

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County Results

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

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.

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]

Results[edit]

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%

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