1972 Presidential General Election Results - Pennsylvania
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 2,714,521 59.11%27
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 1,796,951 39.13%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonConstitution 70,593 1.54%0
YOther (+) - - 10,040 0.22%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:11,864,720Enum.1980 Population Density:102.2persons/km2
1972 Population:11,904,541Est.1972 Population Density:102.6persons/km2
1970 Population:11,800,766Enum.1970 Population Density:101.7persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:27Electoral Vote Density:440,909persons/EV
Land Area (2000):116,074km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.1%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Pennsylvania Department of State. Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation, President & Vice President of the United States General Election November 7, 1972 (Harrisburg, 1972)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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