1960 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John KennedyLyndon JohnsonDemocrat 198,129 51.24%8
Richard NixonHenry LodgeRepublican 188,558 48.76%0
Write-ins-- 1 0.00%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:2,382,594Enum.1960 Population Density:30.6persons/km2
1950 Population:2,117,027Enum.1950 Population Density:27.1persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:297,824persons/EV
Land Area (2000):77,983km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.2%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Carolina Secretary of State, "Statement of the Whole Number of Votes Cast for Presidential and Vice-Presidential Electors at the General Election Held in South Carolina on November 8, 1960," Supplemental Report of the Secretary of State to the General Assembly of South Carolina Election November 8, 1960 (Columbia, 1961)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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