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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Popular Vote
OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1960 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 01, 1960 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 01, 1960 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1961 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1965 - 12:00pm
Turnout 3.28% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH December 24, 2009 02:04pm
Data Sources
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameDwight David Eisenhower Votes35,590,472 (57.38%)
Term01/20/1957 - 01/20/1961 Margin9,567,720 (+15.43%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/1960
NameJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy Votes34,226,731 (49.72%)
Term01/20/1961 - 01/20/1965 Margin118,574 (+0.17%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President National Vote 11/08/1960
MAP
World Countries Map MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

07/01/1957 05/01/1960

CANDIDATES
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Name Sen. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Gov. Edmund G. "Pat" Brown George H. McLain Sen. Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. Sen. George A. Smathers Gov. Michael V. DiSalle Unpledged
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Uncertified Votes1,847,259 (31.41%) 1,354,031 (23.02%) 646,387 (10.99%) 590,410 (10.04%) 322,235 (5.48%) 315,312 (5.36%) 241,958 (4.11%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -493,228 (-8.39%) -1,200,872 (-20.42%) -1,256,849 (-21.37%) -1,525,024 (-25.93%) -1,531,947 (-26.05%) -1,605,301 (-27.29%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (17 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg44.16%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 10.16%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Gallup 
05/01/60-05/01/60
41.00% 2.0 0.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 7.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/01/60-04/01/60
39.00% 5.0 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 7.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
03/01/60-03/01/60
34.00% 1.0 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 5.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
02/01/60-02/01/60
35.00% 3.0 0.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 6.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
01/01/60-01/01/60
32.00% 8.0 2.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 5.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
11/01/59-11/01/59
24.00% 3.0 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D John
D Ethel Skakel Kennedy
L FBL
R TurnerforCongress
R Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson [L]
D Eugene J. McCarthy [L]
SWP Otis Gough
D Dodge Landesman
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Albert S. Porter Sen. Wayne L. Morse Gov. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II Lawrence "Lar" Daly John H. Latham Sen. W. Stuart Symington Vice President Richard Milhous Nixon
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Uncertified Votes208,057 (3.54%) 147,262 (2.50%) 51,833 (0.88%) 48,389 (0.82%) 42,084 (0.72%) 29,740 (0.51%) 16,899 (0.29%)
Margin-1,639,202 (-27.87%) -1,699,997 (-28.90%) -1,795,426 (-30.53%) -1,798,870 (-30.59%) -1,805,175 (-30.69%) -1,817,519 (-30.90%) -1,830,360 (-31.12%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (17 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 24.16%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 10.16%-- 0.00%--
Gallup 
05/01/60-05/01/60
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 21.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 7.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
04/01/60-04/01/60
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 21.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 6.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
03/01/60-03/01/60
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 23.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 6.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
02/01/60-02/01/60
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 23.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 5.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
01/01/60-01/01/60
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 28.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 6.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Gallup 
11/01/59-11/01/59
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 26.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 5.00% 1.0 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
IndP 6921
Laf-W Craverguy
I TX_Progressive
D InspectorMorse
D Eleanor Roosevelt
Veg Thomas Walker
D Some say...
D Harry S. Truman
D Clark M. Clifford
VIEW 6 MORE CANDIDATES

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
May 04, 1960 07:30pm May 04, 1960 08:30pm Debate Kennedy-Humphrey Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Jul 12, 1960 05:00pm Jul 12, 1960 06:00pm Debate Kennedy-Johnson Primary Debate  Chronicler 

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