1980 Presidential General Election Results - Massachusetts
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 1,057,631 41.90%14
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 1,053,802 41.75%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyAnd. Coalition 382,539 15.15%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 22,038 0.87%0
YOther (+) - - 8,288 0.33%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:5,737,093Enum.1980 Population Density:282.5persons/km2
1970 Population:5,689,170Enum.1970 Population Density:280.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:14Electoral Vote Density:409,792persons/EV
Land Area (2000):20,306km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.1%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Massachusetts Secretary of State, "Electors of President and Vice President," Public Document #43, Massachusetts Election Statistics 1980 (Boston, 1981)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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