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1960 United States presidential election in Nevada

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1960 United States presidential election in Nevada

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All 3 Nevada votes to the Electoral College
 
Nominee John F. Kennedy Richard Nixon
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Massachusetts California
Running mate Lyndon B. Johnson Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 54,880 52,387
Percentage 51.16% 48.84%

County results

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

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

Nevada was won by Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 51.16% of the popular vote against incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 48.84% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Although Nixon lost the state and the election, he would later win Nevada in both 1968 and 1972.

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