1980 Presidential General Election Results - Utah
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 439,687 72.77%4
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 124,266 20.57%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 30,284 5.01%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 7,226 1.20%0
Barry CommonerLaDonna HarrisIndependent 1,009 0.17%0
Percy Greaves Jr.Frank VarnumAmerican 965 0.16%0
John RarickEileen ShearerInd. American 522 0.09%0
Gus HallAngela DavisIndependent 139 0.02%0
Clifton DeBerryMatilde ZimmermannSoc. Workers 124 0.02%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:1,461,037Enum.1980 Population Density:6.9persons/km2
1970 Population:1,059,273Enum.1970 Population Density:5.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4Electoral Vote Density:365,259persons/EV
Land Area (2000):212,751km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:3.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Utah, 1980 Utah General Election Abstract (Salt Lake City, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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