1980 Presidential General Election Results - Kentucky
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 635,274 49.07%9
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 616,417 47.61%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyAnd. Coalition 31,127 2.40%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 5,531 0.43%0
Ellen McCormackCarroll DriscollRespect for Life 4,233 0.33%0
YOther (+) - - 2,045 0.16%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:3,660,324Enum.1980 Population Density:35.6persons/km2
1970 Population:3,220,711Enum.1970 Population Density:31.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:9Electoral Vote Density:406,703persons/EV
Land Area (2000):102,896km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Kentucky Secretary of State, Official Primary and General Election Returns for 1980 (Frankfurt, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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