1980 Presidential General Election Results - Maryland
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 726,161 47.14%10
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 680,606 44.18%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 119,537 7.76%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 14,192 0.92%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:4,216,933Enum.1980 Population Density:166.6persons/km2
1970 Population:3,923,897Enum.1970 Population Density:155.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:10Electoral Vote Density:421,693persons/EV
Land Area (2000):25,314km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Maryland State Board of Elections, "For President of the United States," Maryland General Election Returns - November 4, 1980 (Annapolis, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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