|Popular Vote||Electoral Vote|
|Richard Nixon||Spiro Agnew||Republican
|George McGovern||R. Sargent Shriver||Democrat
|Other (+)|| - || -
- Nixon vote is the fusion of Republican and Conservative parties.
- McGovern vote is the fusion of Democrat and Liberal parties.
|1980 Population:||17,558,165||Enum.||1980 Population Density:||143.6||persons/km2|
|1972 Population:||18,351,767||Est.||1972 Population Density:||150.1||persons/km2|
|1970 Population:||18,241,391||Enum.||1970 Population Density:||149.2||persons/km2|
|Total Electoral Vote:||41||Electoral Vote Density:||447,604||persons/EV|
|Land Area (2000):||122,283||km2||Annual Pop Growth Rate:||-0.4||%|
|Election Data and Statistics:|
- 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.
|Results for and Individual County:|