1980 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Delaware
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Popular Vote
Pierre S. duPont, IVRepublican 159,004 70.66%
William J. GordyDemocratic 64,217 28.54%
Lawrence LevyLibertarian 1,815 0.81%
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Election Notes:
  • Data excludes write-in votes.
  • First names and party of third-party candidates accessed via: http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=55243
Demographic Data

1980 Population:594,338Enum.1980 Population Density:117.5persons/km2
1970 Population:548,104Enum.1970 Population Density:108.3persons/km2
Land Area (2000):5,060km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Delaware - Official Results of General Election - 1980. http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/DE/DE%20Official%20Results%201980.pdf, State of Delaware - Official Results of General Election - 1980 (http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/DE/DE%20Official%20Results%201980.pdf) (accessed 6 Jul 2012)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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