1980 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Ronald ReaganGeorge BushRepublican 677,210 48.16%8
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 541,732 38.52%0
John AndersonPatrick LuceyAnd. Coalition 171,807 12.22%0
Edward ClarkDavid KochLibertarian 8,570 0.61%0
Barry CommonerLaDonna HarrisCitizens 6,130 0.44%0
Write-ins-- 836 0.06%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:3,107,564Enum.1980 Population Density:247.7persons/km2
1970 Population:3,032,217Enum.1970 Population Density:241.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:388,446persons/EV
Land Area (2000):12,548km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Connecticut, comp., State of Connecticut Public Document No. 26 Statement of Vote General Election November 4, 1980 (Hartford, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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