1960 Presidential General Election Results - California
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonHenry LodgeRepublican 3,259,722 50.10%32
John KennedyLyndon JohnsonDemocrat 3,224,099 49.55%0
Rutherford DeckerE. Harold MunnProhibition 21,706 0.33%0
Eric HassGeorgia CozziniWrite-in 1,051 0.02%0
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Maps1960 California County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:15,717,204Enum.1960 Population Density:38.9persons/km2
1950 Population:10,586,223Enum.1950 Population Density:26.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:32Electoral Vote Density:491,163persons/EV
Land Area (2000):403,933km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:4.0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: California Secretary of State, comp., State of California Statement of Vote General Election November 8, 1960 (Sacramento, 1960)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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