1972 Presidential General Election Results - Delaware
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 140,357 59.60%3
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 92,283 39.18%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican 2,638 1.12%0
E. Harold MunnMarshall UncapherProhibition 238 0.10%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:594,338Enum.1980 Population Density:117.5persons/km2
1972 Population:573,821Est.1972 Population Density:113.4persons/km2
1970 Population:548,104Enum.1970 Population Density:108.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:3Electoral Vote Density:191,274persons/EV
Land Area (2000):5,060km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Delaware Department of Elections, State of Delaware Official Results of Presidential Election and Statewide Offices November 7, 1972 (Dover, 1972)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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