Results of 1960 Presidential Election Primaries

Primary Date and Location

Republican Candidate

Number of Votes for Candidate and Percentage of All Votes

Democractic Candidate

Number of Votes for Candidate and Percentage of All Votes

March 8 - New HampshireRichard M. Nixon (N.Y.) 65204 (89.3%)John F. Kennedy (Mass.)43372 (85.3%)
 Nelson A. Rockefeller (N.Y.)*2745 (3.8%)Others7527 (14.8%)
 John F. Kennedy (Mass.)*2196 (3.0%)  
 Others*2886 (4.0%)  
April 5 - WisconsinNixon339383 (100.0%)Kennedy476024 (56.5%)
   Hubert H. Humphrey (Minn.)366753 (43.5%)
April 12 - IllinoisNixon782849 (99.9%)Kennedy*34332 (64.6%)
 Others*442 (.1%)Adlai E. Stevenson (Ill.)*8029 (15.1%)
   Stuart Symington (Mo.)*5744 (10.8%)
   Humphrey*4283 (8.1%)
   Lyndon B. Johnson (Texas)*442 (.8%)
   Others*337 (.6%)
April 19 - New JerseyUnpledged delegates at large304766 (100.0%)Unpledged delegates at large217608 (100.0%)
April 26 - MassachusettsNixon*53164 (86.0%)Kennedy*91607 (92.4%)
 Rockefeller*4068 (6.6%)Stevenson*4684 (4.7%)
 Kennedy*2989 (4.8%)Humphrey*794 (.8%)
 Henry Cabot Lodge (Mass.)*373 (.6%)Richard M. Nixon (Calif.)*646 (.7%)
 Adlai E. Stevenson (Ill.)*266 (.4%)Symington*443 (.4%)
 Barry Goldwater (Ariz.)*221 (.4%)Johnson*268 (.3%)
 Dwight D. Eisenhower (Pa.)*172 (.3%)Others*721 (.7%)
 Others*592 (1.0%)  
April 26 - PennsylvaniaNixon968538 (98.1%)Kennedy*183073 (71.3%)
 Rockefeller*12491 (1.3%)Stevenson*29660 (11.5%)
 Kennedy*3886 (.4%)Nixon*15136 (5.9%)
 Stevenson*428 Humphrey*13860 (5.4%)
 Goldwater*286Symington*6791 (2.6%)
 Others*1202 (.1%)Johnson*2918 (1.1%)
   Rockefeller*1078 (.4%)
   Others*4297 (1.7%)
May 3 - District of ColumbiaUnpledged Delegates9468 (100.0%)Humphrey8239 (57.4%)
   Wayne L. Morse (Ore.)6127 (42.6%)
May 3 - IndianaNixon408408 (95.4%)Kennedy353832 (81.0%)
 Others19677 (4.6%)Others82937 (19.0%)
May 3 - OhioNixon504072 (100.0%)Michael V. DiSalle (Ohio)315312 (100.0%)
May 10 - NebraskaNixon*74356 (93.8%)Kennedy80408 (88.7%)
 Rockefeller*2028 (2.6%)Symington*4083 (4.5%)
 Goldwater*1068 (1.3%)Humphrey*3202 (3.5%)
 Others*1805 (2.3%)Stevenson*1368 (1.5%)
   Johnson*962 (1.1%)
   Others*669 (.7%)
May 10 - West VirginiaUnpledged delegates at large123756 (100.0%)Kennedy236510 (60.8%)
   Humphrey152187 (39.2%)
May 17- Maryland  Kennedy201769 (70.3%)
   Morse49420 (17.2%)
   Unpledged delegates24350 (8.5%)
   Others11417 (4.0%)
May 20 - OregonNixon211276 (93.1%)Kennedy146332 (51.0%)
 Rockefeller*9307 (4.1%)Morse91715 (31.9%)
 Kennedy*2864 (1.3%)Humphrey16319 (5.7%)
 Goldwater*1571 (.7%)Symington12496 (4.4%)
 Others*2015 (.9%)Johnson11101 (3.9%)
   Stevenson*7924 (2.8%)
   Others*1210 (.4%)
May 24 - FloridaNixon51036 (100.0%)George A. Smathers (Fla.)322235 (100.0%)
June 7 - CaliforniaNixon1517652 (100.0%)Edmund G. Brown (Calif.)1354031 (67.7%)
   George H. McLain (Calif.)646387 (32.3%)
June 7 - South DakotaUnpledged delegates48461 (100.0%)Humphrey24773 (100.0%)

*Write-In

TOTALS - Republican Primary

Nixon4975938 (89.9%)
Unpledged Delegates486451 (8.8%)
Rockefeller30639 (.6%)
Kennedy11935 (.2%)
Goldwater3146 (.1%)
Stevenson694 
Lodge373
Eisenhower172
Others28619 (.5%)
Total5537967

TOTALS - Democratic Primary

Kennedy1847259 (32.5%)
Brown1354031 (23.8%)
McLain646387 (11.4%)
Humphrey590410 (10.4%)
Smathers322235 (5.7%)
DiSalle315312 (5.5%)
Unpledged Delegates241958 (4.3%)
Morse147262 (2.6%)
Stevenson51665 (.9%)
Symington29557 (.5%)
Nixon15782 (.3%)
Johnson15691 (.3%)
Others109115 (1.9%)
Total5686664