1972 United States presidential election in Iowa
|Elections in Iowa|
The 1972 United States presidential election in Iowa took place on November 7, 1972. All 50 states and the District of Columbia were part of the 1972 United States presidential election. Iowa voters chose eight electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Iowa was won by the Republican nominees, incumbent President Richard Nixon of California and his running mate Vice President Spiro Agnew of Maryland. Nixon and Agnew defeated the Democratic nominees, Senator George McGovern of South Dakota and his running mate U.S. Ambassador Sargent Shriver of Maryland.
Nixon carried Iowa with 57.61% of the vote to McGovern’s 40.48%, a victory margin of 17.13%.
|American Independent||John G. Schmitz||22,056||1.80%|
|Socialist Workers||Linda Jenness||448||0.04%|
|Socialist Labor||Louis Fisher||195||0.02%|
- David Leip. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". Uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved 2017-04-09.
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