1960 Presidential General Election Results - New Jersey
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John KennedyLyndon JohnsonDemocrat 1,385,415 49.96%16
Richard NixonHenry LodgeRepublican 1,363,324 49.16%0
Farrell DobbsMyra WeissSoc. Workers 11,402 0.41%0
J. Bracken LeeKent CourtneyConservative 8,708 0.31%0
Eric HassGeorgia CozziniSocialist Labor 4,262 0.15%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:6,066,782Enum.1960 Population Density:315.8persons/km2
1950 Population:4,835,329Enum.1950 Population Density:251.7persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:16Electoral Vote Density:379,174persons/EV
Land Area (2000):19,211km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Jersey Secretary of State, "Votes Cast for President and Vice-President of the United States," State of New Jersey Result of the General Election Held November 8th, 1960 (Trenton, 1960)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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