1980 Presidential General Election Results - West Virginia
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 367,462 49.81%6
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 334,206 45.30%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 31,691 4.30%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 4,356 0.59%0
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Maps1980 West Virginia County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:1,950,186Enum.1980 Population Density:31.3persons/km2
1970 Population:1,744,237Enum.1970 Population Density:28.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:6Electoral Vote Density:325,031persons/EV
Land Area (2000):62,361km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.1%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: West Virginia Secretary of State, comp., "President and Vice President of the United States," State of West Virginia General Election Returns, 1980 (Charleston, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
Results for and Individual County:
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