Republican Party presidential primaries, 1960

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Republican Party presidential primaries, 1960
United States
← 1956 March 8 to June 7, 1960 1964 →
  VP-Nixon.png George Bender.jpg Cecil H. Underwood.jpg
Nominee Richard Nixon George Bender Cecil Underwood
Home state California Ohio West Virginia
Contests won 11 0 1
Popular vote 4,975,938 211,090 123,756
Percentage 86.6% 3.7% 1.5%

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Nominee James M. Lloyd Nelson Rockefeller
Home state South Dakota New York
Contests won 1 0
Popular vote 48,461 30,639
Percentage 0.8% 0.5%

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Results map by state.

Previous Republican nominee

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Republican nominee

Richard Nixon

The 1960 Republican presidential primaries were the selection process by which voters of the Republican Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 1960 U.S. presidential election. Incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon was selected as the nominee through a series of primary elections and caucuses culminating in the 1960 Republican National Convention held from July 25 to July 28, 1960, in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

In seeking the nomination, Nixon faced no formidable opposition. He swept the primaries without difficulty.

Republican candidates

Nominee

Withdrew during primaries

Declined to run

Statewide contests by winner

Statewide contest won by candidates

Richard M. Nixon George H. Bender Cecil Underwood James M. Lloyd Nelson Rockefeller Unpledged
March 8 New Hampshire 89.28% - - - 3.76% -
April 5 Wisconsin 100% - - - - -
April 12 Illinois 99.94% - - - - -
April 19 New Jersey - - - - - 100%
April 26 Massachusetts 85.96% - - - 6.58% -
April 26 Pennsylvania 98.15% - - - 1.27% -
May 1 Washington, D.C. - - - - - 100%
May 3 Indiana 95.40% - - - - -
May 3 Ohio 70.48% 29.52% - - - -
May 10 Nebraska 93.82% 0% 0% 0% 2.56% 0%
May 10 West Virginia - - 100% - - -
May 20 Oregon 93.06% - - - 4.10% -
May 24 Florida 100% - - - - -
June 7 California 100% - - - - -
June 7 South Dakota - - - 100% - -
  • Italics - Write-In Vote

Total popular vote results

Primaries total popular vote results

See also

References

  1. "Guide to U.S. Elections - Google Books". Books.google.com. 2016-02-19. Retrieved 2016-02-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>