1980 Presidential General Election Results - North Carolina
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 915,018 49.30%13
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 875,635 47.18%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 52,800 2.85%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 9,677 0.52%0
Barry CommonerLaDonna HarrisCitizens 2,287 0.12%0
Clifton DeBerryMatilde ZimmermannSoc. Workers 416 0.02%0
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Maps1980 North Carolina County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:5,880,095Enum.1980 Population Density:46.6persons/km2
1970 Population:5,084,411Enum.1970 Population Density:40.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:13Electoral Vote Density:452,315persons/EV
Land Area (2000):126,161km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.5%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: North Carolina State Board of Elections, comp., Certification of Votes Cast for President of the United States in the General Election Conducted on November 4, 1980 (Raleigh, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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