1960 United States presidential election in Colorado

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1960 United States presidential election in Colorado

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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 6 0
Popular vote 402,242 330,629
Percentage 54.6% 44.9%

Colorado Presidential Election Results 1960.svg
County Results

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

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

Colorado was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 54.63% of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 44.91% of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results[edit]

1960 United States presidential election in Colorado
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 402,242 54.63%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 330,629 44.91%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 2,803 0.38%
Socialist Workers Farrell Dobbs 572 0.08%
Total votes 736,246 100%

Results by county[edit]

County Richard Milhous Nixon[5]
Republican
John Fitzgerald Kennedy[5]
Democratic
Eric Hass[5]
Socialist Labor
Farrell Dobbs[5]
Socialist Workers
Margin
% # % # % # % # % #
Larimer 67.39% 15,671 32.47% 7,550 0.10% 23 0.05% 11 34.92% 8,121
Kit Carson 66.88% 2,248 32.82% 1,103 0.06% 2 0.24% 8 34.07% 1,145
Cheyenne 65.69% 806 34.15% 419 0.16% 0.00% 0 31.54% 387
Baca 65.48% 1,815 34.34% 952 0.07% 0.11% 3 31.13% 863
Washington 65.49% 1,979 34.38% 1,039 0.10% 3 0.03% 1 31.11% 940
Yuma 65.18% 2,806 34.59% 1,489 0.12% 5 0.12% 5 30.59% 1,317
El Paso 64.93% 31,625 34.94% 17,018 0.08% 40 0.04% 21 29.99% 14,607
Douglas 64.42% 1,490 35.58% 823 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 28.84% 667
Elbert 64.32% 1,240 35.58% 686 0.10% 2 28.73% 554
Rio Blanco 63.57% 1,391 36.29% 794 0.09% 0.05% 1 27.29% 597
Kiowa 63.42% 865 36.51% 498 0.07% 1 0.00% 0 26.91% 367
Delta 63.24% 4,644 36.62% 2,689 0.08% 6 0.05% 4 26.62% 1,955
Phillips 62.77% 1,455 37.19% 862 0.04% 1 0.00% 0 25.58% 593
Hinsdale 62.73% 138 37.27% 82 0.00% 0 25.45% 56
Grand 62.62% 1,104 37.27% 657 0.06% 1 0.06% 1 25.35% 447
Custer 61.85% 509 38.15% 314 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 23.69% 195
Morgan 61.65% 5,092 38.15% 3,151 0.13% 11 0.06% 5 23.50% 1,941
Boulder 61.47% 19,791 38.13% 12,276 0.33% 105 0.08% 25 23.34% 7,515
Sedgwick 61.41% 1,230 38.39% 769 0.15% 3 0.05% 1 23.02% 461
Weld 60.99% 17,558 38.83% 11,179 0.10% 30 0.08% 23 22.16% 6,379
Crowley 60.89% 1,099 39.06% 705 0.06% 1 0.00% 0 21.83% 394
Fremont 60.19% 5,690 39.45% 3,730 0.14% 13 0.22% 21 20.73% 1,960
Arapahoe 60.07% 26,379 39.62% 17,400 0.25% 109 0.06% 28 20.45% 8,979
Logan 59.97% 5,002 39.97% 3,334 0.01% 1 0.05% 4 20.00% 1,668
Jefferson 59.62% 34,105 40.14% 22,962 0.19% 107 0.05% 30 19.48% 11,143
Park 59.33% 642 40.48% 438 0.18% 2 0.00% 0 18.85% 204
Moffat 59.32% 1,754 40.58% 1,200 0.07% 0.03% 1 18.74% 554
Prowers 59.15% 3,567 40.75% 2,457 0.05% 3 0.05% 3 18.41% 1,110
Lincoln 58.93% 1,498 40.95% 1,041 0.12% 0.00% 0 17.98% 457
Mesa 58.81% 13,015 40.99% 9,072 0.14% 32 0.06% 13 17.82% 3,943
La Plata 58.83% 4,772 41.04% 3,329 0.07% 6 0.05% 4 17.79% 1,443
Otero 58.80% 6,015 41.05% 4,199 0.07% 7 0.08% 8 17.75% 1,816
Rio Grande 58.53% 2,524 41.33% 1,782 0.12% 5 0.02% 1 17.21% 742
Gilpin 58.55% 315 41.45% 223 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 17.10% 92
Montrose 58.34% 4,040 41.31% 2,861 0.25% 17 0.10% 7 17.03% 1,179
Clear Creek 58.35% 964 41.65% 688 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 16.71% 276
Jackson 58.27% 504 41.62% 360 0.12% 1 16.65% 144
Pitkin 58.18% 679 41.82% 488 0.00% 0 16.37% 191
Garfield 58.04% 3,215 41.76% 2,313 0.16% 9 0.04% 2 16.28% 902
Bent 57.54% 1,671 42.29% 1,228 0.14% 4 0.03% 1 15.25% 443
Montezuma 56.69% 2,778 43.16% 2,115 0.10% 5 0.04% 2 13.53% 663
Alamosa 55.58% 2,271 44.32% 1,811 0.07% 3 0.02% 1 11.26% 460
Gunnison 55.31% 1,296 44.56% 1,044 0.04% 1 0.09% 2 10.76% 252
Dolores 55.22% 476 44.78% 386 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 10.44% 90
Ouray 54.04% 508 45.96% 432 0.00% 0.00% 8.09% 76
Routt 53.83% 1,651 46.10% 1,414 0.03% 1 0.03% 1 7.73% 237
Teller 53.60% 723 46.11% 622 0.22% 3 0.07% 7.49% 101
Eagle 52.86% 989 47.03% 880 0.11% 2 0.00% 0 5.83% 109
Chaffee 52.14% 2,094 47.76% 1,918 0.07% 3 0.02% 1 4.38% 176
Summit 51.27% 424 48.37% 400 0.36% 0.00% 0 2.90% 24
Denver 49.59% 109,446 49.68% 109,637 0.65% 1,429 0.09% 189 -0.09% -191
Saguache 49.05% 956 50.49% 984 0.31% 6 0.15% 3 -1.44% -28
Mineral 47.87% 146 51.80% 158 0.33% 1 0.00% 0 -3.93% -12
Adams 46.36% 18,452 53.19% 21,168 0.41% 164 0.04% 14 -6.82% -2,716
Archuleta 46.26% 489 53.64% 567 0.09% 1 0.00% 0 -7.38% -78
San Miguel 46.09% 525 53.73% 612 0.18% 2 0.00% -7.64% -87
San Juan 45.23% 218 54.15% 261 0.62% 3 0.00% -8.92% -43
Pueblo 42.36% 20,579 56.44% 27,421 1.11% 541 0.08% 41 -14.08% -6,842
Conejos 38.80% 1,367 58.73% 2,069 1.19% 42 1.28% 45 -19.93% -702
Lake 34.03% 954 65.72% 1,842 0.07% 2 0.18% 5 -31.68% -888
Huerfano 33.73% 1,367 65.95% 2,673 0.20% 8 0.12% -32.22% -1,306
Costilla 31.83% 637 67.52% 1,351 0.50% 10 0.15% 3 -35.68% -714
Las Animas 30.74% 2,989 68.96% 6,704 0.15% 15 0.14% 14 -38.21% -3,715

References[edit]

  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 - Colorado". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d Our Campaigns; CO US President, November 08, 1960