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Encyclopedia > United States Senate elections, 1960
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The U.S. Senate election, 1960 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of John F. Kennedy as president. Kennedy's victory was fairly narrow, and the opposition Republicans gained one seat at the expense of the Democrats. The Democrats nonetheless retained a commanding lead in the Senate with 64 seats to 36. Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), also referred to as John F. Kennedy, JFK, John Kennedy, or Jack Kennedy, was the 35th President of the United States. ... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ...


The Republicans gained one open seat in Wyoming and the seat of incumbent J. Allen Frear (D-DE), while the Democrats gained an open seat in North Dakota. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


The Democrats gained one more seat when Wyoming Senator-elect Keith Thomson died before taking his seat, being replaced by Democrat John J. Hickey. The Republicans gained a compensating seat in 1961 when John Tower (R-TX) was elected to fill the vacant seat of newly elected Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson (D-TX). This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Keith Thomson (born February 26, 1941, Methven, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand cricketer who played in 2 Tests in 1968. ... John J. Hickey (August 22, 1911–September 22, 1970) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Wyoming. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... John Tower John Goodwin Tower (September 29, 1925 – April 5, 1991) was the first Republican United States senator from Texas since the Reconstruction after the Civil War. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Minor parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal • • The Vice President of the United States is the first in the presidential line of succession... Lyndon Baines Johnson ( August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician. ...


Senate contests in 1960

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Alabama John Sparkman Democrat Re-elected, 70.2 - 29.8 Julian Elgin (Republican)
Alaska Bob Bartlett Democrat Re-elected, 63.4 - 36.6 Lee L. McKinley (Republican)
Arkansas John L. McClellan Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Colorado Gordon Allott Republican Re-elected, 53.5 - 46.0 Robert L. Knous (Democrat)
Delaware J. Allen Frear, Jr. Democrat Defeated, 50.7 - 49.3 J. Caleb Boggs (Republican)
Georgia Richard Russell, Jr. Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Idaho Henry C. Dworshak Republican Re-elected, 52.3 - 47.7 R. F. Bob McLaughlin (Democrat)
Illinois Paul Douglas Democrat Re-elected, 54.6 - 45.2 Samuel W. Witwer (Republican)
Iowa Thomas E. Martin Republican Retired: Republican victory, 51.9 - 48.1 Jack Miller (Republican)
Herschel C. Loveless (Democrat)
Kansas Andrew F. Schoeppel Republican Re-elected, 54.6 - 43.8 Frank Theis (Democrat)
Kentucky John S. Cooper Republican Re-elected, 59.2 - 40.8 Keen Johnson (Democrat)
Louisiana Allen J. Ellender Democrat Re-elected, 79.8 - 20.2 George W. Reese, Jr. (Republican)
Maine Margaret Chase Smith Republican Re-elected, 61.7 - 38.4 Lucia M. Cormier (Democrat)
Massachusetts Leverett Saltonstall Republican Re-elected, 56.2 - 43.5 Thomas J. O'Connor, Jr. (Democrat)
Michigan Patrick V. McNamara Democrat Re-elected, 51.7 - 48.0 Alvin M. Bentley (Republican)
Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey Democrat Re-elected, 57.5 - 42.2 P. Kenneth Peterson (Republican)
Mississippi James O. Eastland Democrat Re-elected, 91.8 - 8.2 Joe A. Moore (Republican)
Missouri1 Edward V. Long Democrat Re-elected, 53.2 - 46.8 Lon Hocker (Republican)
Montana James E. Murray Democrat Retired: Democratic victory, 50.7 - 49.3 Lee Metcalf (Democrat)
Orvin B. Fjare (Republican)
Nebraska Carl T. Curtis Republican Re-elected, 58.9 - 41.1 Robert B. Conrad (Democrat)
New Hampshire Styles Bridges Republican Re-elected, 60.4 - 39.7 Herbert W. Hill (Democrat)
New Jersey Clifford P. Case Republican Re-elected, 55.7 - 43.2 Thorn Lord (Democrat)
New Mexico Clinton P. Anderson Democrat Re-elected, 63.4 - 36.6 William Colwes (Republican)
North Carolina B. Everett Jordan Democrat Re-elected, 61.4 - 38.6 Kyle Hayes (Republican)
North Dakota2 Clarence N. Brunsdale Republican Retired: Democratic victory, 49.7 - 49.2 Quentin N. Burdick (Democrat)
John E. Davis (Republican)
Oklahoma Robert S. Kerr Democrat Re-elected, 54.8 - 44.6 B. Hayden Crawford (Republican)
Oregon Hall S. Lusk Democrat Retired: Democratic victory, 54.6 - 45.4 Maurine B. Neuberger (Democrat)
Elmo Smith (Republican)
Rhode Island Theodore F. Green Democrat Retired: Democratic victory, 68.9 - 31.1 Claiborne Pell (Democrat)
Raoul Archambault (Republican)
South Carolina Strom Thurmond Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
South Dakota Karl E. Mundt Republican Re-elected, 52.4 - 47.6 George S. McGovern (Democrat)
Tennessee Estes Kefauver Democrat Re-elected, 71.8 - 28.3 A. Bradley Frazier (Republican)
Texas Lyndon B. Johnson Democrat Re-elected, 58.0 - 41.1 John G. Tower (Republican)
Virginia A. Willis Robertson Democrat Re-elected, 81.3 - 14.2 Stuart D. Baker (Independent)
West Virginia Jennings Randolph Democrat Re-elected, 55.3 - 44.7 Cecil H. Underwood (Republican)
Wyoming Joseph C. O'Mahoney Democrat Retired: Republican victory, 56.4 - 43.6 Edwin Keith Thomson (Republican)
Raymond B. Whitaker (Democrat)

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2 special election held due to death of William Langer (R-ND) William Wild Bill Langer (September 30, 1886–November 8, 1959) was a prominent American politician from North Dakota. ...


Senate composition before and after elections

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Senators George David Aiken (R-VT) Gordon Llewellyn Allott (R-CO) Clinton Presba Anderson (D-NM) Edward Lewis Bartlett (D-AK) James Glenn Beall (R-MD) Wallace Foster Bennett (R-UT) Alan Harvey Bible (D-NV) Henry Styles Bridges (R-NH) Styles Bridges (R-NH) Clarence Norman Brunsdale (R-ND... Sessions of the 87th Congress, (1961-1963) Categories: United States Congress by session ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...

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