1980 United States presidential election in Michigan

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1980 United States presidential election in Michigan

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Turnout61.1% Increase [1]
  Official Portrait of President Reagan 1981-cropped.jpg Carter cropped.jpg JohnAnderson.png
Nominee Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter John B. Anderson
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Home state California Georgia Illinois
Running mate George H. W. Bush Walter Mondale Patrick Lucey
Electoral vote 21 0 0
Popular vote 1,915,225 1,661,532 275,223
Percentage 48.99% 42.50% 7.04%

Michigan Presidential Election Results 1980.svg
Results by county

President before election

Jimmy Carter
Democratic

Elected President

Ronald Reagan
Republican

The 1980 United States presidential election in Michigan took place on November 4, 1980. All 50 states and The District of Columbia were part of the 1980 United States presidential election. Michigan voters chose 21 electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Michigan was won by former California Governor Ronald Reagan (R) by 6 points.[2]

Results[edit]

1980 United States presidential election in Michigan
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ronald Reagan 1,915,225 48.99%
Democratic Jimmy Carter (inc.) 1,661,532 42.50%
Independent John B. Anderson 275,223 7.04%
Libertarian Ed Clark 41,597 1.06%
Citizens Barry Commoner 11,930 0.31%
Communist Gus Hall 3,262 0.08%
Write-ins 891 0.02%
Total votes 3,909,660 100%

Results by county[edit]

County Jimmy Carter
Democratic
Ronald Reagan
Republican
John B. Anderson
Independent
Ed Clark
Libertarian
Barry Commoner
Citizens
Gus Hall
Communist
Others Total votes
# % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Alcona
Alger
Allegan
Alpena
Antrim
Arenac
Baraga
Barry
Bay
Benzie
Berrien
Branch
Calhoun
Cass
Charlevoix
Cheboygan
Chippewa
Clare
Clinton
Crawford
Delta
Dickinson
Eaton
Emmet
Genesee
Gladwin
Gogebic
Grand Traverse
Gratiot
Hillsdale
Houghton
Huron
Ingham
Ionia
Iosco
Iron
Isabella
Jackson
Kalamazoo
Kalkaska
Kent
Keweenaw
Lake
Lapeer
Leelanau
Lenawee
Livingston
Luce
Mackinac
Macomb
Manistee
Marquette
Mason
Mecosta
Menominee
Midland
Missaukee
Monroe
Montcalm
Montmorency
Muskegon
Newaygo
Oakland
Oceana
Ogemaw
Ontonagon
Osceola
Oscoda
Otsego
Ottawa
Presque Isle
Roscommon
Saginaw
Sanilac
Schoolcraft
Shiawassee
St. Clair
St. Joseph
Tuscola
Van Buren
Washtenaw
Wayne
Wexford
Totals

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8722-29616--,00.html
  2. ^ "1980 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan". uselectionatlas.org.