United States presidential election in Kansas, 1960

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United States presidential election in Kansas, 1960

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  VP-Nixon.png John F. Kennedy, White House color photo portrait.jpg
Nominee Richard Nixon John F. Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Massachusetts
Running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Lyndon B. Johnson
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 561,474 363,213
Percentage 60.5% 39.1%

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

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

Kansas was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 60.45 percent of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 39.10 percent of the popular vote.[3][4]

With 60.45% of the popular vote, Kansas would prove to be Nixon's second strongest state in the 1960 election after Nebraska[5].

Results

United States presidential election in Kansas, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 561,474 60.45%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 363,213 39.10%
Prohibition Rutherford Decker 4,138 0.45%
Total votes 928,825 100%

Results by county

Richard Milhous Nixon
Republican
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Democratic
Rutherford Decker
Prohibition
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % #
Allen 4,947 65.89% 2,540 33.83% 21 0.28% 2,407 32.06% 7,508
Anderson 2,665 62.35% 1,589 37.18% 20 0.47% 1,076 25.18% 4,274
Atchison 4,793 52.33% 4,336 47.34% 31 0.34% 457 4.99% 9,160
Barber 2,703 66.48% 1,347 33.13% 16 0.39% 1,356 33.35% 4,066
Barton 7,599 55.61% 6,036 44.17% 30 0.22% 1,563 11.44% 13,665
Bourbon 5,062 63.03% 2,928 36.46% 41 0.51% 2,134 26.57% 8,031
Brown 4,707 72.25% 1,773 27.21% 35 0.54% 2,934 45.03% 6,515
Butler 10,059 58.37% 7,112 41.27% 61 0.35% 2,947 17.10% 17,232
Chase 1,276 64.06% 708 35.54% 8 0.40% 568 28.51% 1,992
Chautauqua 2,160 70.54% 885 28.90% 17 0.56% 1,275 41.64% 3,062
Cherokee 5,753 56.45% 4,366 42.84% 73 0.72% 1,387 13.61% 10,192
Cheyenne 1,622 71.42% 636 28.01% 13 0.57% 986 43.42% 2,271
Clark 1,286 70.27% 538 29.40% 6 0.33% 748 40.87% 1,830
Clay 3,937 75.33% 1,246 23.84% 43 0.82% 2,691 51.49% 5,226
Cloud 4,045 60.58% 2,607 39.04% 25 0.37% 1,438 21.54% 6,677
Coffey 2,925 69.69% 1,263 30.09% 9 0.21% 1,662 39.60% 4,197
Comanche 1,187 71.85% 460 27.85% 5 0.30% 727 44.01% 1,652
Cowley 10,276 61.98% 6,205 37.42% 99 0.60% 4,071 24.55% 16,580
Crawford 9,383 52.78% 8,325 46.83% 69 0.39% 1,058 5.95% 17,777
Decatur 1,846 63.83% 1,038 35.89% 8 0.28% 808 27.94% 2,892
Dickinson 6,956 69.18% 3,054 30.37% 45 0.45% 3,902 38.81% 10,055
Doniphan 2,882 67.38% 1,383 32.34% 12 0.28% 1,499 35.05% 4,277
Douglas 11,337 66.43% 5,690 33.34% 38 0.22% 5,647 33.09% 17,065
Edwards 1,588 61.46% 986 38.16% 10 0.39% 602 23.30% 2,584
Elk 1,830 68.46% 823 30.79% 20 0.75% 1,007 37.67% 2,673
Ellis 3,156 35.16% 5,815 64.78% 6 0.07% -2,659 -29.62% 8,977
Ellsworth 2,189 59.37% 1,488 40.36% 10 0.27% 701 19.01% 3,687
Finney 3,720 59.62% 2,490 39.90% 30 0.48% 1,230 19.71% 6,240
Ford 5,200 57.67% 3,792 42.05% 25 0.28% 1,408 15.61% 9,017
Franklin 6,158 68.20% 2,824 31.28% 47 0.52% 3,334 36.93% 9,029
Geary 3,789 61.28% 2,365 38.25% 29 0.47% 1,424 23.03% 6,183
Gove 1,065 55.85% 828 43.42% 14 0.73% 237 12.43% 1,907
Graham 1,572 62.96% 918 36.76% 7 0.28% 654 26.19% 2,497
Grant 1,235 63.59% 702 36.15% 5 0.26% 533 27.45% 1,942
Gray 1,150 60.56% 744 39.18% 5 0.26% 406 21.38% 1,899
Greeley 645 70.57% 262 28.67% 7 0.77% 383 41.90% 914
Greenwood 3,758 67.46% 1,804 32.38% 9 0.16% 1,954 35.07% 5,571
Hamilton 885 59.76% 591 39.91% 5 0.34% 294 19.85% 1,481
Harper 3,158 68.33% 1,439 31.13% 25 0.54% 1,719 37.19% 4,622
Harvey 7,798 68.38% 3,537 31.02% 69 0.61% 4,261 37.36% 11,404
Haskell 853 64.23% 471 35.47% 4 0.30% 382 28.77% 1,328
Hodgeman 926 61.45% 570 37.82% 11 0.73% 356 23.62% 1,507
Jackson 3,279 67.46% 1,567 32.24% 15 0.31% 1,712 35.22% 4,861
Jefferson 3,353 65.73% 1,739 34.09% 9 0.18% 1,614 31.64% 5,101
Jewell 2,914 72.25% 1,095 27.15% 24 0.60% 1,819 45.10% 4,033
Johnson 43,026 66.16% 21,914 33.70% 93 0.14% 21,112 32.46% 65,033
Kearny 846 62.11% 513 37.67% 3 0.22% 333 24.45% 1,362
Kingman 2,904 62.29% 1,735 37.22% 23 0.49% 1,169 25.08% 4,662
Kiowa 1,662 74.56% 555 24.90% 12 0.54% 1,107 49.66% 2,229
Labette 7,491 58.49% 5,248 40.98% 68 0.53% 2,243 17.51% 12,807
Lane 902 65.41% 462 33.50% 15 1.09% 440 31.91% 1,379
Leavenworth 7,870 53.06% 6,926 46.70% 36 0.24% 944 6.36% 14,832
Lincoln 2,052 71.15% 822 28.50% 10 0.35% 1,230 42.65% 2,884
Linn 2,824 70.18% 1,176 29.22% 24 0.60% 1,648 40.95% 4,024
Logan 1,243 65.22% 651 34.16% 12 0.63% 592 31.06% 1,906
Lyon 7,470 60.90% 4,755 38.77% 41 0.33% 2,715 22.13% 12,266
McPherson 7,920 73.61% 2,774 25.78% 65 0.60% 5,146 47.83% 10,759
Marion 5,250 73.20% 1,904 26.55% 18 0.25% 3,346 46.65% 7,172
Marshall 4,932 62.50% 2,931 37.14% 28 0.35% 2,001 25.36% 7,891
Meade 1,826 70.47% 754 29.10% 11 0.42% 1,072 41.37% 2,591
Miami 4,857 57.85% 3,505 41.75% 34 0.40% 1,352 16.10% 8,396
Mitchell 2,779 61.80% 1,692 37.63% 26 0.58% 1,087 24.17% 4,497
Montgomery 12,536 60.74% 7,938 38.46% 164 0.79% 4,598 22.28% 20,638
Morris 2,413 67.40% 1,148 32.07% 19 0.53% 1,265 35.34% 3,580
Morton 918 60.67% 586 38.73% 9 0.59% 332 21.94% 1,513
Nemaha 3,360 53.61% 2,884 46.02% 23 0.37% 476 7.60% 6,267
Neosho 5,877 62.71% 3,451 36.83% 43 0.46% 2,426 25.89% 9,371
Ness 1,683 63.39% 960 36.16% 12 0.45% 723 27.23% 2,655
Norton 2,781 68.01% 1,300 31.79% 8 0.20% 1,481 36.22% 4,089
Osage 3,880 64.02% 2,150 35.47% 31 0.51% 1,730 28.54% 6,061
Osborne 2,731 69.97% 1,152 29.52% 20 0.51% 1,579 40.46% 3,903
Ottawa 2,190 66.81% 1,072 32.70% 16 0.49% 1,118 34.11% 3,278
Pawnee 2,618 58.32% 1,853 41.28% 18 0.40% 765 17.04% 4,489
Phillips 3,123 75.34% 1,004 24.22% 18 0.43% 2,119 51.12% 4,145
Pottawatomie 3,666 63.16% 2,125 36.61% 13 0.22% 1,541 26.55% 5,804
Pratt 3,501 63.59% 1,968 35.74% 37 0.67% 1,533 27.84% 5,506
Rawlins 1,560 61.73% 951 37.63% 16 0.63% 609 24.10% 2,527
Reno 14,655 60.21% 9,557 39.27% 127 0.52% 5,098 20.95% 24,339
Republic 3,358 65.62% 1,724 33.69% 35 0.68% 1,634 31.93% 5,117
Rice 4,329 64.81% 2,328 34.85% 23 0.34% 2,001 29.96% 6,680
Riley 9,068 71.97% 3,482 27.63% 50 0.40% 5,586 44.33% 12,600
Rooks 2,840 63.25% 1,639 36.50% 11 0.24% 1,201 26.75% 4,490
Rush 1,668 53.86% 1,418 45.79% 11 0.36% 250 8.07% 3,097
Russell 3,607 65.57% 1,870 33.99% 24 0.44% 1,737 31.58% 5,501
Saline 11,023 62.74% 6,495 36.97% 50 0.28% 4,528 25.77% 17,568
Scott 1,514 71.28% 598 28.15% 12 0.56% 916 43.13% 2,124
Sedgwick 73,501 55.23% 58,887 44.25% 696 0.52% 14,614 10.98% 133,084
Seward 3,974 70.44% 1,654 29.32% 14 0.25% 2,320 41.12% 5,642
Shawnee 33,803 60.63% 21,799 39.10% 147 0.26% 12,004 21.53% 55,749
Sheridan 1,047 51.93% 954 47.32% 15 0.74% 93 4.61% 2,016
Sherman 2,030 65.08% 1,074 34.43% 15 0.48% 956 30.65% 3,119
Smith 3,013 71.88% 1,157 27.60% 22 0.52% 1,856 44.27% 4,192
Stafford 2,531 65.54% 1,305 33.79% 26 0.67% 1,226 31.75% 3,862
Stanton 627 65.72% 323 33.86% 4 0.42% 304 31.87% 954
Stevens 1,405 68.74% 630 30.82% 9 0.44% 775 37.92% 2,044
Sumner 7,219 61.51% 4,462 38.02% 55 0.47% 2,757 23.49% 11,736
Thomas 2,081 61.50% 1,285 37.97% 18 0.53% 796 23.52% 3,384
Trego 1,426 61.76% 875 37.90% 8 0.35% 551 23.86% 2,309
Wabaunsee 2,351 70.58% 969 29.09% 11 0.33% 1,382 41.49% 3,331
Wallace 727 68.20% 339 31.80% 0 0.00% 388 36.40% 1,066
Washington 3,707 68.09% 1,706 31.34% 31 0.57% 2,001 36.76% 5,444
Wichita 702 55.63% 554 43.90% 6 0.48% 148 11.73% 1,262
Wilson 4,333 67.77% 2,034 31.81% 27 0.42% 2,299 35.96% 6,394
Woodson 1,853 67.36% 888 32.28% 10 0.36% 965 35.08% 2,751
Wyandotte 34,764 45.27% 41,433 53.95% 604 0.79% -6,669 -8.68% 76,801
Totals 561,474 60.45% 363,213 39.10% 4,138 0.45% 198,261 21.35% 928,825

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1960 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved June 6, 2017. 
  2. ^ "1960 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved June 6, 2017. 
  3. ^ "1960 Presidential General Election Results – Kansas". Retrieved June 6, 2017. 
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 6, 2017. 
  5. ^ "1960 Presidential Election Statistics". Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2018-03-05. 
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