1980 Lt. Gubernatorial General Election Results - Delaware
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  Lt. Gubernatorial
Popular Vote
Michael N. CastleRepublican 128,827 58.72%
Thomas B. SharpDemocratic 88,224 40.21%
Margaret R. BuchananLibertarian 1,654 0.75%
Donald GiesAmerican 687 0.31%
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  1980 Delaware County Map of General Election Results for Lt. Governor  
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Election Notes:
  • Data excludes write-in votes.
  • Incumbency information accessed via: http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/DE/DE%20Official%20Results%201976.pdf.
  • First names and party information for third-party candidates accessed via: http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=55243
Demographic Data

1980 Population:594,338Enum.1980 Population Density:117.5persons/km2
1970 Population:548,104Enum.1970 Population Density:108.3persons/km2
Land Area (2000):5,060km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Delaware - Official Results of General Election - 1980. http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/DE/DE%20Official%20Results%201980.pdf, State of Delaware - Official Results of General Election - 1980 (http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/DE/DE%20Official%20Results%201980.pdf) (accessed 6 Jul 2012)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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