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Presidential nail-biters: Top 10 closest presidential elections in history [SLIDESHOW]

1960: Democrat John F. Kennedy defeats Republican Richard Nixon. After one of the most exciting election nights, Kennedy ultimately won with 84 more electoral votes and a .2 percent lead in the popular vote. Early returns showed Kennedy with a huge lead in the popular and electoral vote, but later returns showed Nixon closing Kennedy's early lead. Nixon did not concede until the next afternoon.
1960: Democrat John F. Kennedy defeats Republican Richard Nixon. After one of the most exciting election nights, Kennedy ultimately won with 84 more electoral votes and a .2 percent lead in the popular vote. Early returns showed Kennedy with a huge lead in the popular and electoral vote, but later returns showed Nixon closing Kennedy’s early lead. Nixon did not concede until the next afternoon.
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