1972 Presidential General Election Results - Mississippi
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 505,125 78.20%7
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 126,782 19.63%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonIndependent 11,598 1.80%0
Linda JennessAndrew PulleyIndependent 2,458 0.38%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:2,520,770Enum.1980 Population Density:20.7persons/km2
1972 Population:2,307,291Est.1972 Population Density:19.0persons/km2
1970 Population:2,216,994Enum.1970 Population Density:18.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:7Electoral Vote Density:329,613persons/EV
Land Area (2000):121,488km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Mississippi Secretary of State, "General Election November 7, 1972," Mississippi Official and Statistical Register 1972-1976 (Jackson, 1973)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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