1980 Senatorial General Election Results - Pennsylvania
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by Z on 2007-06-08

Popular Vote
Arlen SpecterRepublican 2,230,404 50.48%
Pete FlahertyDemocratic 2,122,391 48.04%
Linda MohrbacherSocialist Workers 27,229 0.62%
David K. WalterLibertarian 18,595 0.42%
Lee FrissellConsumer 16,088 0.36%
Frank KincesCommunist 3,334 0.08%
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Election Notes:
  • Source total for Frissell incorrect; sum of 16,089 changed to 16,088.
Demographic Data

1980 Population:11,864,720Enum.1980 Population Density:102.2persons/km2
1970 Population:11,800,766Enum.1970 Population Density:101.7persons/km2
Land Area (2000):116,074km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.1%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: staffweb.wilkes.edu. Pennsylvania Senatorial Election Returns 1980, staffweb.wilkes.edu (http://staffweb.wilkes.edu/harold.cox/sen/PaSen1980.html) (accessed 08 Jun 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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