1972 Presidential General Election Results - Arizona
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 402,812 61.64%6
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 198,540 30.38%0
Linda JennessAndrew PulleySoc. Workers 30,945 4.74%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican Ind. 21,208 3.25%0
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Maps1972 Arizona County Map of General Election Results for President
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Election Notes:
  • Ballot irregularities caused thousands of voters in two counties to cast ballots for both the Socialist Workers and major party candidates.
Demographic Data

1980 Population:2,716,546Enum.1980 Population Density:9.2persons/km2
1972 Population:2,008,847Est.1972 Population Density:6.8persons/km2
1970 Population:1,775,399Enum.1970 Population Density:6.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:6Electoral Vote Density:334,808persons/EV
Land Area (2000):294,312km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:4.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Arizona Secretary of State, State of Arizona Official Canvass General Election - November 7, 1972 (Phoenix, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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