Presidential Election 1960

Facts about the 1960 Presidential Election


The 44th Presidential election was held in 1960. The two major contenders were John F. Kennedy from the Democratic Party and Richard Nixon from the Republican Party.

John F. Kennedy was the winner of the 1960 Presidential election with 303 electoral votes.

Richard Nixon lost the 1960 Presidential election with 219 electoral votes.

The winnerís running mate and Vice Presidential candidate in the 1960 Presidential election was Lyndon Baines Johnson. Johnson became President when John F. Kennedy died in office. Lyndon B. Johnson also won the election in 1964.

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The 1960 Presidential election information above was created to answer the following questions: Who were the contenders in the 1960 Presidential election? Who won the 1960 Presidential election? Who lost the 1960 Presidential election? How many electoral votes did the winner of the 1960 election get? How many electoral votes did the loser get in the 1960 Presidential election? Who was the winner's running mate in the 1960 Presidential election?















 
 
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