United States presidential election in Utah, 1960

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United States presidential election in Utah, 1960
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Nominee Richard Nixon John F. Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Massachusetts
Running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Lyndon B. Johnson
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 205,361 169,248
Percentage 54.8% 45.2%

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President before election

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Elected President

John F. Kennedy

The 1960 United States presidential election in Utah took place on November 8, 1960, as part of the 1960 United States presidential election. Utah voters chose four[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Utah was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (RCalifornia), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 54.81% of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (DMassachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 45.17% of the popular vote.[3][4]


United States presidential election in Utah, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Nixon 205,361 54.81%
Democratic John F. Kennedy 169,248 45.17%
Socialist Workers Farrell Dobbs 100 0.03%
Total votes 374,709 100%