1972 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 1,961,721 56.20%21
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 1,459,435 41.81%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican Ind. 63,321 1.81%0
YOther (+) - - 5,848 0.17%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:9,262,044Enum.1980 Population Density:63.0persons/km2
1972 Population:9,024,681Est.1972 Population Density:61.3persons/km2
1970 Population:8,881,826Enum.1970 Population Density:60.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:21Electoral Vote Density:429,747persons/EV
Land Area (2000):147,121km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Michigan Department of Administration, "Official Canvass of Votes, General Election President and Vice President of the United States," Michigan Manual 1973-1974 (Lansing, 1973)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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