1980 Presidential General Election Results - Louisiana
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 792,853 51.20%10
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 708,453 45.75%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 26,345 1.70%0
John RarickEileen ShearerAmerican Ind. 10,333 0.67%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 8,240 0.53%0
YOther (+) - - 2,367 0.15%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:4,206,116Enum.1980 Population Density:37.3persons/km2
1970 Population:3,644,637Enum.1970 Population Density:32.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:10Electoral Vote Density:420,612persons/EV
Land Area (2000):112,825km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Louisiana Secretary of State, Election Proclamation State of Louisiana Office of the Secretary of State Electors for President and Vice-President of the United States (Baton Rouge, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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