1960 United States presidential election in North Carolina

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All 14 North Carolina votes to the Electoral College
 
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Nominee John F. Kennedy Richard Nixon
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Massachusetts California
Running mate Lyndon B. Johnson Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Electoral vote 14 0
Popular vote 713,136 655,420
Percentage 52.1% 47.9%

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County Results

President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Republican

Elected President

John F. Kennedy
Democratic

The 1960 United States presidential election in North Carolina took place on November 8, 1960, as part of the 1960 United States presidential election. North Carolina voters chose 14[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

North Carolina was won by Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 52.11 percent 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 47.89 percent of the popular vote.[3][4]

Results

1960 United States presidential election in North Carolina
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John F. Kennedy 713,136 52.11%
Republican Richard Nixon 655,420 47.89%
Total votes 1,368,556 100%

Results by county

County John Fitzgerald Kennedy[5]
Democratic
Richard Milhous Nixon[5]
Republican
Margin
% # % # % #
Martin 88.77% 5,826 11.23% 737 77.54% 5,089
Northampton 87.52% 4,756 12.48% 678 75.05% 4,078
Greene 87.27% 3,092 12.73% 451 74.54% 2,641
Bertie 86.45% 3,682 13.55% 577 72.90% 3,105
Franklin 82.10% 5,081 17.90% 1,108 64.19% 3,973
Warren 80.69% 2,997 19.31% 717 61.39% 2,280
Gates 80.09% 1,549 19.91% 385 60.19% 1,164
Hertford 79.90% 3,105 20.10% 781 59.80% 2,324
Halifax 79.11% 8,872 20.89% 2,343 58.22% 6,529
Pitt 78.37% 12,526 21.63% 3,458 56.73% 9,068
Chowan 78.27% 1,920 21.73% 533 56.54% 1,387
Currituck 78.06% 1,651 21.94% 464 56.12% 1,187
Hoke 77.94% 2,106 22.06% 596 55.88% 1,510
Edgecombe 77.93% 8,046 22.07% 2,279 55.85% 5,767
Jones 76.65% 1,920 23.35% 585 53.29% 1,335
Robeson 76.45% 11,623 23.55% 3,580 52.90% 8,043
Camden 75.00% 1,014 25.00% 338 50.00% 676
Columbus 74.10% 10,455 25.90% 3,655 48.19% 6,800
Scotland 74.01% 3,643 25.99% 1,279 48.03% 2,364
Vance 73.89% 5,694 26.11% 2,012 47.78% 3,682
Granville 73.34% 4,945 26.66% 1,798 46.67% 3,147
Tyrrell 72.63% 926 27.37% 349 45.25% 577
Nash 72.14% 10,086 27.86% 3,896 44.27% 6,190
Anson 72.07% 4,120 27.93% 1,597 44.13% 2,523
Wilson 72.03% 8,021 27.97% 3,114 44.07% 4,907
Richmond 71.63% 8,293 28.37% 3,285 43.25% 5,008
Pasquotank 71.26% 4,530 28.74% 1,827 42.52% 2,703
Duplin 71.11% 7,269 28.89% 2,953 42.22% 4,316
Hyde 70.45% 1,147 29.55% 481 40.91% 666
Washington 70.16% 2,415 29.84% 1,027 40.33% 1,388
Bladen 70.13% 4,353 29.87% 1,854 40.26% 2,499
Perquimans 69.62% 1,460 30.38% 637 39.25% 823
Beaufort 69.15% 6,039 30.85% 2,694 38.30% 3,345
Person 69.09% 4,305 30.91% 1,926 38.18% 2,379
Caswell 69.01% 2,832 30.99% 1,272 38.01% 1,560
Lenoir 68.96% 8,126 31.04% 3,658 37.92% 4,468
Pender 68.29% 2,744 31.71% 1,274 36.59% 1,470
Onslow 66.43% 5,564 33.57% 2,812 32.86% 2,752
Craven 66.05% 7,158 33.95% 3,680 32.09% 3,478
Union 64.72% 7,393 35.28% 4,030 29.44% 3,363
Lee 64.58% 4,673 35.42% 2,563 29.16% 2,110
Pamlico 61.53% 1,697 38.47% 1,061 23.06% 636
Harnett 59.82% 7,892 40.18% 5,301 19.64% 2,591
Johnston 59.82% 9,914 40.18% 6,660 19.63% 3,254
Brunswick 59.63% 4,305 40.37% 2,915 19.25% 1,390
Cumberland 58.97% 11,601 41.03% 8,072 17.94% 3,529
Wayne 58.93% 7,856 41.07% 5,474 17.87% 2,382
Wake 58.56% 26,050 41.44% 18,436 17.12% 7,614
Orange 57.85% 7,180 42.15% 5,231 15.70% 1,949
New Hanover 57.42% 13,182 42.58% 9,775 14.84% 3,407
Durham 57.40% 19,298 42.60% 14,322 14.80% 4,976
Cleveland 56.08% 10,545 43.92% 8,257 12.17% 2,288
Rockingham 54.24% 11,207 45.76% 9,456 8.47% 1,751
Dare 54.10% 1,247 45.90% 1,058 8.20% 189
Carteret 53.95% 5,264 46.05% 4,493 7.90% 771
Chatham 52.09% 4,683 47.91% 4,308 4.17% 375
Alleghany 51.74% 2,121 48.26% 1,978 3.49% 143
Sampson 50.98% 7,632 49.02% 7,338 1.96% 294
Madison 50.69% 4,546 49.31% 4,422 1.38% 124
Swain 50.69% 2,171 49.31% 2,112 1.38% 59
Yancey 50.20% 3,310 49.80% 3,284 0.39% 26
Lincoln 49.68% 6,728 50.32% 6,816 -0.65% -88
Jackson 49.26% 3,900 50.74% 4,017 -1.48% -117
Polk 49.16% 2,762 50.84% 2,856 -1.67% -94
Moore 48.83% 5,548 51.17% 5,815 -2.35% -267
Rutherford 48.75% 8,554 51.25% 8,993 -2.50% -439
Alexander 48.65% 3,956 51.35% 4,175 -2.69% -219
Gaston 48.61% 20,104 51.39% 21,250 -2.77% -1,146
Haywood 48.38% 8,044 51.62% 8,583 -3.24% -539
Ashe 48.14% 4,477 51.86% 4,823 -3.72% -346
Stokes 47.94% 4,487 52.06% 4,872 -4.11% -385
Alamance 47.86% 13,599 52.14% 14,818 -4.29% -1,219
Montgomery 47.47% 3,297 52.53% 3,649 -5.07% -352
Buncombe 45.39% 23,303 54.61% 28,040 -9.23% -4,737
Macon 45.34% 3,098 54.66% 3,735 -9.32% -637
Mecklenburg 44.93% 39,362 55.07% 48,250 -10.14% -8,888
Surry 44.92% 8,185 55.08% 10,035 -10.15% -1,850
Transylvania 44.53% 3,388 55.47% 4,221 -10.95% -833
McDowell 44.30% 4,889 55.70% 6,148 -11.41% -1,259
Graham 43.68% 1,335 56.32% 1,721 -12.63% -386
Burke 43.66% 10,015 56.34% 12,925 -12.69% -2,910
Clay 43.27% 1,264 56.73% 1,657 -13.45% -393
Caldwell 43.02% 8,722 56.98% 11,553 -13.96% -2,831
Stanly 42.71% 8,259 57.29% 11,080 -14.59% -2,821
Cherokee 42.68% 3,197 57.32% 4,294 -14.64% -1,097
Iredell 42.61% 8,973 57.39% 12,085 -14.78% -3,112
Guilford 42.43% 30,486 57.57% 41,357 -15.13% -10,871
Rowan 42.16% 12,919 57.84% 17,726 -15.69% -4,807
Forsyth 41.87% 24,035 58.13% 33,374 -16.27% -9,339
Catawba 41.35% 13,491 58.65% 19,135 -17.30% -5,644
Davidson 41.10% 13,118 58.90% 18,797 -17.79% -5,679
Watauga 40.66% 3,440 59.34% 5,020 -18.68% -1,580
Randolph 38.30% 9,789 61.70% 15,772 -23.41% -5,983
Wilkes 38.02% 7,986 61.98% 13,016 -23.95% -5,030
Cabarrus 35.64% 8,680 64.36% 15,678 -28.73% -6,998
Davie 34.04% 2,471 65.96% 4,788 -31.92% -2,317
Henderson 29.85% 4,611 70.15% 10,835 -40.30% -6,224
Yadkin 27.70% 2,785 72.30% 7,268 -44.59% -4,483
Avery 20.05% 1,047 79.95% 4,176 -59.91% -3,129
Mitchell 19.55% 1,174 80.45% 4,831 -60.90% -3,657

References

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1960 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  2. ^ "1960 Election for the Forty-Fourth Term (1961-65)". Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "1960 Presidential General Election Results – North Carolina". Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1960". Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  5. ^ a b Our Campaigns; NC US President Race, November 08, 1960