1972 Presidential General Election Results - District of Columbia
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 127,627 78.10%3
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 35,226 21.56%0
YOther (+) - - 568 0.35%0
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Maps1972 District of Columbia County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:638,432Enum.1980 Population Density:4,015.3persons/km2
1972 Population:743,775Est.1972 Population Density:4,677.8persons/km2
1970 Population:756,668Enum.1970 Population Density:4,758.9persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:3Electoral Vote Density:247,925persons/EV
Land Area (2000):159km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-1.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Clerk of the House of Representatives, comp., Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 7, 1972 (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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