1972 Presidential General Election Results - Texas
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 2,298,896 66.20%26
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 1,154,291 33.24%0
YOther (+) - - 19,527 0.56%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:14,225,513Enum.1980 Population Density:21.0persons/km2
1972 Population:11,758,760Est.1972 Population Density:17.3persons/km2
1970 Population:11,198,655Enum.1970 Population Density:16.5persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:26Electoral Vote Density:452,260persons/EV
Land Area (2000):678,051km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Texas Secretary of State. Elections Division, Official Returns United States President and Vice President General Election - November 7, 1972 (Austin, 1972)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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