1960 Presidential General Election Results - Mississippi
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Unpledged Electors-Democrat 116,248 38.99%8
John KennedyLyndon JohnsonDemocrat 108,362 36.34%0
Richard NixonHenry LodgeRepublican 73,561 24.67%0
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Election Notes:
  • The eight Unpledged Democratic Electors cast their ballots for Harry Byrd (President) and Strom Thurmond (Vice President).
Demographic Data

1960 Population:2,178,141Enum.1960 Population Density:17.9persons/km2
1950 Population:2,178,914Enum.1950 Population Density:17.9persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:272,268persons/EV
Land Area (2000):121,488km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.0%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official Vote Tabulation State of Mississippi Regular Election November 8, 1960," Mississippi Official and Statistical Register 1960-1964 (Jackson, 1961)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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