1972 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 810,763 58.57%8
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 555,498 40.13%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonG. Wallace Pty 17,239 1.25%0
Write-ins-- 777 0.06%0
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Maps1972 Connecticut County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:3,107,564Enum.1980 Population Density:247.7persons/km2
1972 Population:3,069,617Est.1972 Population Density:244.6persons/km2
1970 Population:3,032,217Enum.1970 Population Density:241.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:383,702persons/EV
Land Area (2000):12,548km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Connecticut, comp., "Vote for President of the United States, November 7, 1972," State of Connecticut Public Document No. 26 Statement of Vote General Election November 7, 1972 (Hartford, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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