1980 Presidential General Election Results - New Jersey
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 1,546,557 51.97%17
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 1,147,364 38.56%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyAnd. Alternative 234,632 7.88%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 20,652 0.69%0
Barry CommonerLaDonna HarrisCitizens 8,203 0.28%0
Ellen McCormackCarroll DriscollRight to Life 3,927 0.13%0
Kurt LynenHarry KieveMiddle Class 3,694 0.12%0
Gus HallAngela DavisCommunist USA 2,555 0.09%0
Andrew PulleyMatilde ZimmermanSoc. Workers 2,198 0.07%0
David McReynoldsDiane DrufenbrockSocialist 1,973 0.07%0
Bill GahresJ. F. LoghlinDown with Lawyers 1,718 0.06%0
Deirdre GriswoldLarry HolmesWorkers World 1,288 0.04%0
Martin Wendelken-Independent 923 0.03%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:7,365,011Enum.1980 Population Density:383.4persons/km2
1970 Population:7,171,112Enum.1970 Population Density:373.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:17Electoral Vote Density:433,236persons/EV
Land Area (2000):19,211km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Jersey Secretary of State, "Votes Cast for President and Vice-President of the United States," State of New Jersey Results of the General Election Held November 4, 1980 (Trenton, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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