1972 Presidential General Election Results - Massachusetts
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 1,332,540 54.20%14
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 1,112,078 45.23%0
Linda JennessAndrew PulleySoc. Workers 10,600 0.43%0
YOther (+) - - 3,538 0.14%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:5,737,093Enum.1980 Population Density:282.5persons/km2
1972 Population:5,762,122Est.1972 Population Density:283.8persons/km2
1970 Population:5,689,170Enum.1970 Population Density:280.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:14Electoral Vote Density:411,580persons/EV
Land Area (2000):20,306km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.1%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Massachusetts Secretary of State, "Presidential Electors of President and Vice President," Public Document #43, Massachusetts Election Statistics 1972 (Boston, 1973)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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