United States presidential election in Washington (state), 1960

Last updated on 7 August 2017

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

Washington was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 50.68% of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 48.27% of the popular vote.[3][4]

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Results

United States presidential election in Washington, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 629,273 50.68%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 599,298 48.27%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 10,895 0.88%
Write-in 2,106 0.17%
Total votes 1,241,572 100%

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