1980 Presidential General Election Results - New York
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 2,893,831 46.66%41
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 2,728,372 43.99%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyLiberal 467,801 7.54%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochFree Libertarian 52,648 0.85%0
Ellen McCormackCarroll DriscollRight to Life 24,159 0.39%0
Barry CommonerLaDonna HarrisCitizens 23,186 0.37%0
YOther (+) - - 11,962 0.19%0
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Election Notes:
  • Reagan vote is the fusion of Republican and Conservative parties
Demographic Data

1980 Population:17,558,165Enum.1980 Population Density:143.6persons/km2
1970 Population:18,241,391Enum.1970 Population Density:149.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:41Electoral Vote Density:428,248persons/EV
Land Area (2000):122,283km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New York State Board of Elections, Presidential Vote, New York State by Counties, November 4, 1980 (Albany, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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