1972 Presidential General Election Results - Idaho
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 199,384 64.24%4
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 80,826 26.04%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican 28,869 9.30%0
Benjamin SpockJulius HobsonPeace & Freedom 903 0.29%0
Linda JennessAndrew PulleySoc. Workers 397 0.13%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:944,127Enum.1980 Population Density:4.4persons/km2
1972 Population:763,229Est.1972 Population Density:3.6persons/km2
1970 Population:713,015Enum.1970 Population Density:3.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4Electoral Vote Density:190,807persons/EV
Land Area (2000):214,314km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Idaho Secretary of State. Election Division, State of Idaho Presidential Vote Cast at the General Election November 7, 1972 (Boise, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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