1980 Presidential General Election Results - Illinois
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 2,358,049 49.65%26
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 1,981,413 41.72%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 346,754 7.30%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 38,939 0.82%0
YOther (+) - - 24,566 0.52%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:11,427,409Enum.1980 Population Density:79.4persons/km2
1970 Population:11,110,285Enum.1970 Population Density:77.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:26Electoral Vote Density:439,516persons/EV
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois State Board of Elections, State of Illinois Official Vote Cast at the General Election November 4, 1980 (Springfield, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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