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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1960

United States presidential election in Virginia, 1960

November 8, 1960

Nominee Richard Nixon John F. Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Massachusetts
Running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Lyndon B. Johnson
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 404,521 362,327
Percentage 52.44% 46.97%

President before election

Dwight Eisenhower

Elected President

John F. Kennedy

The 1960 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 8, 1960 throughout all 50 states, but not The District of Columbia, which was not part of the 1960 United States presidential election. Voters chose 12 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Virginia voted for the Republican nominee, incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon, over the Democratic nominee, Senator John F. Kennedy. Kennedy ultimately won the national election with 49.72% of the vote.


United States presidential election in Virginia, 1960[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Richard Nixon 404,521 52.44% 12
Democratic John F. Kennedy 362,327 46.97% 0
Conservative C. Benton Coiner 4,204 0.54% 0
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 397 0.05% 0
Totals 771,449 100.00% 12


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