United States presidential election, 1960
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1956 ←
November 8, 1960
→ 1964

All 537 electoral votes of the Electoral College
269 electoral votes needed to win
Turnout 62.8%
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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 282 240
States carried 31 18
Popular vote 34,237,276 34,092,728
Percentage 49.74% 49.53%

United States presidential election, 1960 (The Nixon Era)

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Elected President

Richard Nixon

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