1972 Presidential General Election Results - Tennessee
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 813,147 67.70%10
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 357,293 29.75%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican 30,373 2.53%0
Write-ins-- 369 0.03%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:4,591,023Enum.1980 Population Density:43.0persons/km2
1972 Population:4,088,445Est.1972 Population Density:38.3persons/km2
1970 Population:3,926,018Enum.1970 Population Density:36.8persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:10Electoral Vote Density:408,845persons/EV
Land Area (2000):106,752km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.6%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Tennessee Secretary of State, General Election - November 7, 1972 President and Vice President - United States of America (Nashville, 1972)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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