1980 Presidential General Election Results - Minnesota
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat-F.L. 954,174 46.50%10
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 873,241 42.56%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyAnd. Coalition 174,990 8.53%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 31,592 1.54%0
Barry CommonerLaDonna HarrisCitizens 8,407 0.41%0
No Candidate-- 6,139 0.30%0
YOther (+) - - 3,410 0.17%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:4,075,970Enum.1980 Population Density:19.8persons/km2
1970 Population:3,806,103Enum.1970 Population Density:18.5persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:10Electoral Vote Density:407,597persons/EV
Land Area (2000):206,189km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Minnesota Secretary of State, "Vote for United States President by County November 4, 1980, General Election," The Minnesota Legislative Manual 1981-1982 (St. Paul, 1981)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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