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1960 Electoral College Map
        Electoral Popular
Political Party Presidential Nom. VP Nom. # % # %
Democratic John F. Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson 303 56.4 34,226,731 49.7
Republican Richard M. Nixon Henry Cabot Lodge 219 40.8 34,108,157 49.5
Democratic Harry F. Byrd Strom Thurmond 15 2.8 0

Kennedy / Johnson

Nixon / Lodge

John F. Kennedy
JOHN F. KENNEDY
Democrat
Richard Nixon
RICHARD M. NIXON

Republican
STATE TOTAL VOTES Votes % EV Votes % EV
Alabama* 570,225 324,050 56.8 5* 237,981 41.7
Alaska 60,762 29,809 49.1 30,953 50.9 3
Arizona 398,491 176,781 44.4 221,241 55.5 4
Arkansas 428,509 215,049 50.2 8 184,508 43.1
California 6,506,578 3,224,099 49.6 3,259,722 50.1 32
Colorado 736,236 330,629 44.9 402,242 54.6 6
Connecticut 1,222,883 657,055 53.7 8 565,813 46.3
Delaware 196,683 99,590 50.6 3 96,373 49.0
Florida 1,544,176 748,700 48.5 795,476 51.5 10
Georgia 733,349 458,638 62.5 12 274,472 37.4
Hawaii 184,705 92,410 50.0 3 92,295 50.0
Idaho 300,450 138,853 46.2 161,597 53.8 4
Illinois 4,757,409 2,377,846 50.0 27 2,368,988 49.8
Indiana 2,135,360 952,358 44.6 1,175,120 55.0 13
Iowa 1,273,810 550,565 43.2 722,381 56.7 10
Kansas 928,825 363,213 39.1 561,474 60.4 8
Kentucky 1,124,462 521,855 46.4 602,607 53.6 10
Louisiana 807,891 407,339 50.4 10 230,980 28.6
Maine 421,767 181,159 43.0 240,608 57.0 5
Maryland 1,055,349 565,808 53.6 9 489,538 46.4
Massachusetts 2,469,480 1,487,174 60.2 16 976,750 39.6
Michigan 3,318,097 1,687,269 50.9 20 1,620,428 48.8
Minnesota 1,541,887 779,933 50.6 11 757,915 49.2
Mississippi* 298,171 108,362 36.3 * 73,561 24.7 *
Missouri 1,934,422 972,201 50.3 13 962,221 49.7
Montana 277,579 134,891 48.6 141,841 51.1 4
Nebraska 613,095 232,542 37.9 380,553 62.1 6
Nevada 107,267 54,880 51.2 3 52,387 48.8
New Hampshire 295,761 137,772 46.6 157,989 53.4 4
New Jersey 2,773,111 1,385,415 50.0 16 1,363,324 49.2
New Mexico 311,107 156,027 50.2 4 153,733 49.4
New York 7,291,079 3,830,085 52.5 45 3,446,419 47.3
North Carolina 1,368,556 713,136 52.1 14 655,420 47.9
North Dakota 278,431 123,963 44.5 154,310 55.4 4
Ohio 4,161,859 1,944,248 46.7 2,217,611 53.3 25
Oklahoma* 903,150 370,111 41.0 533,039 59.0 7*
Oregon 776,421 367,402 47.3 408,060 52.6 6
Pennsylvania 5,006,541 2,556,282 51.1 32 2,439,956 48.7
Rhode Island 405,535 258,032 63.6 4 147,502 36.4
South Carolina 386,688 198,129 51.2 8 188,558 48.8
South Dakota 306,487 128,070 41.8 178,417 58.2 4
Tennessee 1,051,792 481,453 45.8 556,577 52.9 11
Texas 2,311,084 1,167,567 50.5 24 1,121,310 48.5
Utah 374,709 169,248 45.2 205,361 54.8 4
Vermont 167,324 69,186 41.3 98,131 58.6 3
Virginia 771,449 362,327 47.0 404,521 52.4 12
Washington 1,241,572 599,298 48.3 629,273 50.7 9
West Virginia 837,781 441,786 52.7 8 395,995 47.3
Wisconsin 1,729,082 830,805 48.0 895,175 51.8 12
Wyoming 140,782 63,331 45.0 77,451 55.0 3
Totals 68,838,219 34,226,731 49.7 303 34,108,157 49.5 219
* Harry F. Byrd (D Va.), received 16 electoral votes from unpledged electors:
6 in Alabama; 8 in Mississippi; and 1 in Oklahoma

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