1980 Presidential General Election Results - New Mexico
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 250,779 54.97%4
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 167,826 36.78%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 29,459 6.46%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 4,365 0.96%0
Barry CommonerLaDonna HarrisCitizens 2,202 0.48%0
Benjamin BubarEarl DodgeStatesman 1,281 0.28%0
Andrew PulleyMatilde ZimmermanSoc. Workers 325 0.07%0
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Maps1980 New Mexico County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:1,303,302Enum.1980 Population Density:4.1persons/km2
1970 Population:1,017,055Enum.1970 Population Density:3.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4Electoral Vote Density:325,826persons/EV
Land Area (2000):314,309km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.5%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Mexico State Canvassing Board, Canvass of Returns of General Election Held on November 4, 1980 - State of New Mexico (Santa Fe, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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