1972 Presidential General Election Results - Montana
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 183,976 57.93%4
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 120,197 37.85%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican 13,430 4.23%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:786,690Enum.1980 Population Density:2.1persons/km2
1972 Population:719,138Est.1972 Population Density:1.9persons/km2
1970 Population:694,409Enum.1970 Population Density:1.8persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4Electoral Vote Density:179,785persons/EV
Land Area (2000):376,979km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Montana Secretary of State, Report of the Official Canvass of the Vote Cast at the General Election Held in the State of Montana, November 7, 1972 (Helena, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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