1972 Presidential General Election Results - Wisconsin
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 989,430 53.40%11
George McGovernR. Sargent ShriverDemocrat 810,174 43.72%0
John SchmitzThomas AndersonAmerican 47,525 2.56%0
YOther (+) - - 5,761 0.31%0
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Maps1972 Wisconsin County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:4,705,642Enum.1980 Population Density:33.5persons/km2
1972 Population:4,498,433Est.1972 Population Density:32.0persons/km2
1970 Population:4,417,821Enum.1970 Population Density:31.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:11Electoral Vote Density:408,948persons/EV
Land Area (2000):140,663km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.6%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau, comp., "General Election, November 7, 1972 Vote for President and Vice President By County," State of Wisconsin 1973 Blue Book (Madison, 1973)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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