1960 Presidential General Election Results - West Virginia
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John KennedyLyndon JohnsonDemocrat 441,786 52.73%8
Richard NixonHenry LodgeRepublican 395,995 47.27%0
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Maps1960 West Virginia County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:1,860,421Enum.1960 Population Density:29.8persons/km2
1950 Population:2,005,552Enum.1950 Population Density:32.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:232,553persons/EV
Land Area (2000):62,361km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: West Virginia Secretary of State, "Vote for President of the United States," General Election Returns, 1960 (Charleston, 1960)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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