1980 Gubernatorial General Election Results - New Hampshire
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Popular Vote
Hugh J. GallenDemocratic 226,436 58.96%
Meldrim Thomson, Jr.Republican 156,178 40.67%
James PinnairdLibertarian 1,318 0.34%
Write-ins- 99 0.03%
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Election Notes:
  • Information on candidates, party affiliation, and write-in votes accessed via: http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=174359
  • Official results list Pinnaird as "Pinard".
  • Includes write-in votes not included in the county-level data.
Demographic Data

1980 Population:920,610Enum.1980 Population Density:39.6persons/km2
1970 Population:737,681Enum.1970 Population Density:31.8persons/km2
Land Area (2000):23,227km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of New Hampshire - Manual for the General Court - 1981 - No. 47. http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/NH/NH%20Manual%20No47%201981.pdf, State of New Hampshire - Manual for the General Court - 1981 - No. 47 (http://uselectionatlas.org/DOC/NH/NH%20Manual%20No47%201981.pdf) (accessed 25 Jul 2012)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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