1960 Presidential General Election Results - Illinois
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John KennedyLyndon JohnsonDemocrat 2,377,846 49.98%27
Richard NixonHenry LodgeRepublican 2,368,988 49.80%0
YOther (+) - - 10,575 0.22%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:10,081,158Enum.1960 Population Density:70.0persons/km2
1950 Population:8,712,176Enum.1950 Population Density:60.5persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:27Electoral Vote Density:373,376persons/EV
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.5%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois Office of the Secretary of State, "Vote for President - November 8, 1960," Official Vote of the State of Illinois Cast at the General Election November 8, 1960 (Springfield, 1960)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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