1960 Presidential General Election Results - Texas
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
John KennedyLyndon JohnsonDemocrat 1,167,567 50.52%24
Richard NixonHenry LodgeRepublican 1,121,310 48.52%0
Charles SullivanMerritt CurtisConstitution 18,162 0.79%0
YOther (+) - - 4,045 0.18%0
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Demographic Data

1960 Population:9,579,677Enum.1960 Population Density:14.1persons/km2
1950 Population:7,711,194Enum.1950 Population Density:11.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:24Electoral Vote Density:399,153persons/EV
Land Area (2000):678,051km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Texas Secretary of State, County by County Tabulation of the votes cast at the General Election, November 8, 1960, for the offices of the President and Vice-President (Austin, 1960)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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