1972 Presidential General Election Results - North Carolina
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 1,054,889 69.46%13
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 438,705 28.89%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican 25,018 1.65%0
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Maps1972 North Carolina County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:5,880,095Enum.1980 Population Density:46.6persons/km2
1972 Population:5,296,085Est.1972 Population Density:42.0persons/km2
1970 Population:5,084,411Enum.1970 Population Density:40.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:13Electoral Vote Density:407,391persons/EV
Land Area (2000):126,161km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.5%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: North Carolina Secretary of State, "Vote for President by Counties 1972," North Carolina Manual 1973 (Raleigh, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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