1972 Presidential General Election Results - New York
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 4,192,778 58.54%41
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 2,951,084 41.21%0
YOther (+) - - 17,968 0.25%0
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Election Notes:
  • Nixon vote is the fusion of Republican and Conservative parties.
  • McGovern vote is the fusion of Democrat and Liberal parties.
Demographic Data

1980 Population:17,558,165Enum.1980 Population Density:143.6persons/km2
1972 Population:18,351,767Est.1972 Population Density:150.1persons/km2
1970 Population:18,241,391Enum.1970 Population Density:149.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:41Electoral Vote Density:447,604persons/EV
Land Area (2000):122,283km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New York State Department of State, "Presidential Vote, New York State By Counties, November 7, 1972," Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New York 1973 (Albany, 1973)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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