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United States presidential election in Maryland, 1980

 

United States presidential election in Maryland, 1980

United States presidential election in Maryland, 1980

November 4, 1980

 
Nominee Jimmy Carter Ronald Reagan John B. Anderson
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Home state Georgia California Illinois
Running mate Walter Mondale George H.W. Bush Patrick Lucey
Electoral vote 10 0 0
Popular vote 726,161 680,606 119,537
Percentage 47.12% 44.18% 7.76%

President before election

Ronald Reagan
Republican

Elected President

Ronald Reagan
Republican

The 1980 United States presidential election in Maryland took place on November 4, 1980, as part of the 1980 United States presidential election. Voters chose ten representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Governor Ronald Reagan (R-California) with 44.18% of the popular vote and Republican US Representative John B. Anderson running as an independent candidate (I-Illinois) with 7.76% of the popular vote.[1] Reagan ultimately won the national vote, defeating Carter.[2]

Results

United States presidential election in Maryland, 1980[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Jimmy Carter 726,161 47.12% 10
Republican Ronald Reagan 680,606 44.18% 0
Independent John B. Anderson 119,537 7.76% 0
Libertarian Ed Clark 14,192 0.92% 0
Totals 1,540,496 100.0% 10

References

  1. ^ a b "1980 Presidential General Election Results - Maryland". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "1980 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
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