1980 Presidential General Election Results - Mississippi
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 441,089 49.42%7
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 429,281 48.09%0
John Anderson-Independent 12,036 1.35%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochIndependent 5,465 0.61%0
Deirdre GriswoldLarry HolmesIndependent 2,402 0.27%0
Andrew PulleyMatilde ZimmermannIndependent 2,347 0.26%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:2,520,770Enum.1980 Population Density:20.7persons/km2
1970 Population:2,216,994Enum.1970 Population Density:18.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:7Electoral Vote Density:360,110persons/EV
Land Area (2000):121,488km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Mississippi Secretary of State, "General Election November 4, 1980," Mississippi Official and Statistical Register 1980-1984 (Jackson, 1981)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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