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1960 Presidential Elections Edit

This election way be the most important one in modern american history setting the stage or directly influencing every election until the late 1990's.

Democratic Primaries Edit

Democrat National Convention Edit

Republican Primaries Edit

With Eisenhower term-limited from office, the clear front runner for the Republican nomination was incumbent vice president Richard Nixon. He won 11 primaries, the only two he lost were to in state officials in South Dakota and West Virginia. Leaving the Republican National Convention(RNC) to be a pretty dull affair.

Republican National Convention Edit

After Senator Goldwater made a speech to back the party the convention became a decided affair with

Vice President Richard Nixon Receiving 1,321 Delegates

Senator Barry Goldwater Receiving 10 Delegates