Set your curiosity free with richer, better connected information.

1960 Florida gubernatorial election

Top 10 1960 Florida gubernatorial election related articles

1960 Florida gubernatorial election

← 1956 November 8, 1960 1964 →
 
Nominee C. Farris Bryant George C. Petersen
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 849,407 569,936
Percentage 59.85% 40.16%

County Results
Bryant:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      >90%
Petersen:      50-60%      60-70%

Governor before election

LeRoy Collins
Democratic

Elected Governor

C. Farris Bryant
Democratic

The 1960 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1960. Democratic nominee C. Farris Bryant defeated Republican nominee George C. Petersen with 59.85% of the vote.

1960 Florida gubernatorial election Intro articles: 250

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on May 3, 1960.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic C. Farris Bryant 193,507 20.65
Democratic Doyle E. Carlton Jr. 186,228 19.87
Democratic W. Haydon Burns 166,352 17.75
Democratic John Moore McCarty 144,750 15.45
Democratic Fred Dickinson 115,520 12.33