Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for November 8th:
Massachusetts Election Ballot November 8, 1960


Election Ballot from Lynn, Massachusetts, November 8, 1960 (National Archives Identifier: 193235 ); Collection JFK-MS: Miscellaneous Manuscripts, 1964 - 1998; John F. Kennedy Library; National Archives and Records Administration.

On November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected President, defeating Vice-President Richard M. Nixon in one of the closest elections in United States history. Kennedy was the youngest elected president, the only Catholic and the first born in the twentieth century.
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