1980 Presidential General Election Results - Tennessee
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 787,761 48.70%10
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 783,051 48.41%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 35,991 2.22%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochIndependent 7,116 0.44%0
YOther (+) - - 3,697 0.23%0
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Maps1980 Tennessee County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:4,591,023Enum.1980 Population Density:43.0persons/km2
1970 Population:3,926,018Enum.1970 Population Density:36.8persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:10Electoral Vote Density:459,102persons/EV
Land Area (2000):106,752km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.6%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Tennessee Secretary of State, "President of the United States - Tennessee," Certification of Election Returns for the General Election November 4, 1980 (Nashville, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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