United States presidential election in Montana, 1960

United States presidential election in Montana, 1960
November 8, 1960 (1960-11-08)

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 141,841 134,891
Percentage 51.1% 48.6%

County results

President before election

Dwight Eisenhower

Elected President

John F. Kennedy

The 1960 United States presidential election in Montana 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 4 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Montana narrowly voted for the Republican nominee, Vice President Richard Nixon, over the Democratic nominee, Senator John F. Kennedy. Nixon won Montana by a slim margin of 2.32%.


United States presidential [1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Richard Nixon 141,841 51.10% 4
Democratic John Kennedy 134,891 48.60% 0
Prohibition Rutherford Decker 456 0.16% 0
Militant Workers Farrell Dobbs 391 0.14% 0


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