1980 Presidential General Election Results - Colorado
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 652,264 55.07%7
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 367,973 31.07%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyIndependent 130,633 11.03%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 25,744 2.17%0
Barry CommonerLaDonna HarrisCitizens 5,614 0.47%0
YOther (+) - - 2,187 0.18%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:2,889,735Enum.1980 Population Density:10.8persons/km2
1970 Population:2,209,596Enum.1970 Population Density:8.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:7Electoral Vote Density:412,819persons/EV
Land Area (2000):268,627km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.7%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Colorado Secretary of State, Abstract of Votes Cast at the General Election Held on Tuesday, November 4, 1980 (Denver, 1980)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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