1972 Presidential General Election Results - Arkansas
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 445,751 68.82%6
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 198,899 30.71%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican Ind. 3,016 0.47%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:2,286,357Enum.1980 Population Density:17.0persons/km2
1972 Population:2,018,116Est.1972 Population Density:15.0persons/km2
1970 Population:1,923,322Enum.1970 Population Density:14.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:6Electoral Vote Density:336,353persons/EV
Land Area (2000):134,856km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Arkansas Secretary of State, comp., 1972 General Election President of the United States November 7, 1972 Revised Tabulation Official Vote December 22, 1972 (Little Rock, 1972)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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