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Parent RaceUS President National Vote
OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1960 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1960 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1960 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1961 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1965 - 12:00pm
ContributorPicimpalious
Last Modifiedev May 17, 2009 01:50pm
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Description The New York Times reported on 12/20/1960 that when the Electors ballotted for President, one Elector did not vote. They took a second ballot, and all Electors voted for Kennedy that time.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameDwight David Eisenhower Votes2,623,327 (59.52%)
Term01/20/1957 - 01/20/1961 Margin847,645 (+19.23%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1964
NameLyndon Baines Johnson Votes2,796,833 (59.47%)
Term01/20/1965 - 01/20/1969 Margin890,887 (+18.94%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 12, 1960 IL US President - R Primary
Richard M. Nixon
R 783,291
Apr 12, 1960 IL US President - D Primary
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
D 53,167
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Name Sen. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Vice President Richard M. Nixon Eric Hass (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Republican Socialist Labor Independent  
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Uncertified Votes2,377,846 (49.98%) 2,368,988 (49.80%) 10,560 (0.22%) 15 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,858 (-0.19%) -2,367,286 (-49.76%) -2,377,831 (-49.98%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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Mar 21, 2006 06:55pm Study Mob didn't turn out vote for Kennedy: UIC professor  Article RP 

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