United States presidential election in North Dakota, 1960

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United States presidential election in North Dakota, 1960

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  VP-Nixon.png John F. Kennedy, White House color photo portrait.jpg
Nominee Richard Nixon John F. Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Massachusetts
Running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Lyndon B. Johnson
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 154,310 123,963
Percentage 55.4% 44.5%

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Elected President

John F. Kennedy

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

North Dakota was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 55.42% of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 44.52% of the popular vote.[3][4]


United States presidential election in North Dakota, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 154,310 55.42%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 123,963 44.52%
Socialist Workers Farrell Dobbs 158 0.06%
Total votes 278,431 100%


  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1960 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  2. ^ "1960 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "1960 Presidential General Election Results - North Dakota". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 6, 2017.