1980 Presidential General Election Results - South Dakota
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 198,343 60.53%4
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 103,855 31.69%0
John AndersonFlintIndependent 21,431 6.54%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochIndependent 3,824 1.17%0
Andrew PulleyMatilde ZimmermanIndependent 250 0.08%0
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Maps1980 South Dakota County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:690,768Enum.1980 Population Density:3.5persons/km2
1970 Population:666,257Enum.1970 Population Density:3.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4Electoral Vote Density:172,692persons/EV
Land Area (2000):196,540km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Dakota Secretary of State, Official Election Returns and Registration Figures for South Dakota General Election November 4, 1980 (Pierre, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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