1960 United States presidential election (Blood and Soil)

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1960 United States presidential election

← 1956 November 8, 1960 1964 →

537 members of the Electoral College
269 electoral votes needed to win
Turnout 62.8% Increase 2.2 pp

Nominee Hubert Humphrey Henry Cabot Lodge
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Minnesota Massachusetts
Running mate Estes Kefauver Thruston Morton
Electoral vote 274 236
States carried 33 16
Popular vote 34,794,820 33,535,185
Percentage 48.9% 49.8%

Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by Lodge/Morton, blue denotes those won by Humphrey/Symington, orange denotes states won by Thurmond. Numbers indicate the number of electoral votes allotted to each state.

President before election

Douglas MacArthur

Elected President

Hubert Humphrey

The 1960 United States