1972 Presidential General Election Results - Maryland
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 829,305 61.26%10
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 505,781 37.36%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican 18,726 1.38%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:4,216,933Enum.1980 Population Density:166.6persons/km2
1972 Population:4,081,121Est.1972 Population Density:161.2persons/km2
1970 Population:3,923,897Enum.1970 Population Density:155.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:10Electoral Vote Density:408,112persons/EV
Land Area (2000):25,314km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Maryland State Board of Elections, "For President of the United States," Maryland General Election Returns - November 7, 1972 (Annapolis, 1972)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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