1980 Presidential General Election Results - Idaho
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 290,699 66.46%4
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 110,192 25.19%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 27,058 6.19%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 8,425 1.93%0
John RarickEileen ShearerAmerican 1,057 0.24%0
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Maps1980 Idaho County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:944,127Enum.1980 Population Density:4.4persons/km2
1970 Population:713,015Enum.1970 Population Density:3.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4Electoral Vote Density:236,032persons/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, "State of Idaho Abstract of Votes Cast at the General Election November 4, 1980," Idaho Blue Book 1981-1982 (Boise, 1981)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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