United States presidential election in Utah, 1960

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United States presidential election in Utah, 1960

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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 205,361 169,248
Percentage 54.8% 45.2%

Utah 1960 Presidential Election.jpg

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

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

Utah was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 54.81% of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 45.17% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Utah, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 205,361 54.81%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 169,248 45.17%
Socialist Workers Farrell Dobbs 100 0.03%
Total votes 374,709 100%

Results by county[edit]

Richard Milhous Nixon
Republican
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Democratic
Farrell Dobbs
Socialist Workers
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % #
Beaver 971 45.65% 1,156 54.35% 0 0.00% -185 -8.70% 2,127
Box Elder 6,594 63.23% 3,831 36.74% 3 0.03% 2,763 26.50% 10,428
Cache 10,281 67.65% 4,917 32.35% 0 0.00% 5,364 35.29% 15,198
Carbon 2,953 32.79% 6,039 67.06% 14 0.16% -3,086 -34.27% 9,006
Daggett 196 44.95% 239 54.82% 1 0.23% -43 -9.86% 436
Davis 13,782 57.34% 10,244 42.62% 8 0.03% 3,538 14.72% 24,034
Duchesne 1,546 56.98% 1,166 42.98% 1 0.04% 380 14.01% 2,713
Emery 1,283 50.89% 1,238 49.11% 0 0.00% 45 1.79% 2,521
Garfield 1,083 69.69% 471 30.31% 0 0.00% 612 39.38% 1,554
Grand 1,130 58.40% 805 41.60% 0 0.00% 325 16.80% 1,935
Iron 3,079 63.91% 1,738 36.07% 1 0.02% 1,341 27.83% 4,818
Juab 1,203 50.95% 1,158 49.05% 0 0.00% 45 1.91% 2,361
Kane 876 80.44% 213 19.56% 0 0.00% 663 60.88% 1,089
Millard 2,248 61.15% 1,425 38.76% 3 0.08% 823 22.39% 3,676
Morgan 775 55.44% 622 44.49% 1 0.07% 153 10.94% 1,398
Piute 453 64.71% 247 35.29% 0 0.00% 206 29.43% 700
Rich 511 63.72% 291 36.28% 0 0.00% 220 27.43% 802
Salt Lake 90,845 54.49% 75,868 45.51% 0 0.00% 14,977 8.98% 166,713
San Juan 1,408 62.72% 837 37.28% 0 0.00% 571 25.43% 2,245
Sanpete 3,322 60.35% 2,180 39.60% 3 0.05% 1,142 20.74% 5,505
Sevier 3,166 65.18% 1,690 34.80% 1 0.02% 1,476 30.39% 4,857
Summit 1,607 56.91% 1,217 43.09% 0 0.00% 390 13.81% 2,824
Tooele 3,016 45.10% 3,665 54.80% 7 0.10% -649 -9.70% 6,688
Uintah 2,882 67.62% 1,380 32.38% 0 0.00% 1,502 35.24% 4,262
Utah 23,057 53.99% 19,626 45.95% 25 0.06% 3,431 8.03% 42,708
Wasatch 1,480 58.11% 1,066 41.85% 1 0.04% 414 16.25% 2,547
Washington 2,876 68.90% 1,298 31.10% 0 0.00% 1,578 37.81% 4,174
Wayne 446 53.86% 382 46.14% 0 0.00% 64 7.73% 828
Weber 22,293 47.88% 24,239 52.06% 31 0.07% -1,946 -4.18% 46,563
Totals 205,361 54.81% 169,248 45.17% 100 0.03% 36,114 9.64% 374,710

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