1980 Presidential General Election Results - Texas
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 2,510,705 55.28%26
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 1,881,147 41.42%0
John AndersonMilton EisenhowerIndependent 111,613 2.46%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 37,643 0.83%0
Write-ins-- 529 0.01%0
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Maps1980 Texas County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:14,225,513Enum.1980 Population Density:21.0persons/km2
1970 Population:11,198,655Enum.1970 Population Density:16.5persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:26Electoral Vote Density:547,135persons/EV
Land Area (2000):678,051km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Texas Secretary of State. Elections Division, November 4, 1980 General Election Returns (Austin, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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