1972 Presidential General Election Results - Colorado
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 597,189 62.61%7
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 329,980 34.59%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican 17,269 1.81%0
Louis FisherG. GundersonSocialist Labor 4,361 0.46%0
Benjamin SpockJulius HobsonPeople's 2,403 0.25%0
YOther (+) - - 2,682 0.28%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:2,889,735Enum.1980 Population Density:10.8persons/km2
1972 Population:2,404,576Est.1972 Population Density:9.0persons/km2
1970 Population:2,209,596Enum.1970 Population Density:8.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:7Electoral Vote Density:343,511persons/EV
Land Area (2000):268,627km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Colorado Secretary of State, Abstract of Votes Cast at a General Election Held on Tuesday, November 7, A.D. 1972 (Denver, 1972)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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