1980 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 1,915,225 48.99%21
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 1,661,532 42.50%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyAnd. Coalition 275,223 7.04%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 41,597 1.06%0
Barry CommonerLaDonna HarrisCitizens 11,930 0.31%0
YOther (+) - - 4,218 0.11%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:9,262,044Enum.1980 Population Density:63.0persons/km2
1970 Population:8,881,826Enum.1970 Population Density:60.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:21Electoral Vote Density:441,050persons/EV
Land Area (2000):147,121km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Michigan Department of Management and Budget, "Official Canvass of Votes, State of Michigan General Election November 4, 1980 President and Vice President," Michigan Manual 1981-1982 (Lansing, 1981)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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