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1980 United States presidential election in Missouri

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

United States presidential election in Missouri, 1980

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Nominee Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Georgia
Running mate George H. W. Bush Walter Mondale
Electoral vote 12 0
Popular vote 1,074,181 931,182
Percentage 51.2% 44.4%

President before election

Jimmy Carter
Democratic

Elected President

Ronald Reagan
Republican

Since 1904, Missouri has voted for the eventual winner of the election in a presidential election, with the exceptions of the 1956, 2008, and 2012 elections.

Full resultsEdit

Presidential Candidate Running Mate Party Electoral Vote (EV) Popular Vote (PV)
Ronald Reagan of California George H. W. Bush Republican 12[1] 1,074,181 51.16%
Jimmy Carter Walter Mondale Democratic 0 931,182 44.35%
John B. Anderson Patrick Lucey Independent 0 77,920 3.71%
Edward Clark David Koch Libertarian 0 14,422 0.69%
Clifton DeBerry Matilde Zimmermann Socialist Workers 0 1,515 0.07%
Write-ins 0 604 0.03%

Results by countyEdit

County Ronald Wilson Reagan[2]
Republican
James Earl Carter[2]
Democratic
John Bayard Anderson[3]
Independent
Edward E. Clark
Libertarian
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Adair 5,513 57.85% 3,507 36.80% 414 4.34% 88 0.92% 8 0.08% 2,006 21.05% 9,530
Andrew 3,690 56.11% 2,575 39.16% 245 3.73% 63 0.96% 3 0.05% 1,115 16.96% 6,576
Atchison 2,096 58.91% 1,273 35.78% 151 4.24% 36 1.01% 2 0.06% 823 23.13% 3,558
Audrain 6,347 53.61% 5,168 43.65% 233 1.97% 86 0.73% 5 0.04% 1,179 9.96% 11,839
Barry 7,038 61.37% 4,193 36.56% 150 1.31% 77 0.67% 11 0.10% 2,845 24.81% 11,469
Barton 3,337 61.81% 1,901 35.21% 115 2.13% 45 0.83% 1 0.02% 1,436 26.60% 5,399
Bates 4,061 53.97% 3,297 43.82% 114 1.52% 49 0.65% 3 0.04% 764 10.15% 7,524
Benton 3,451 58.97% 2,241 38.29% 126 2.15% 34 0.58% 0 0.00% 1,210 20.68% 5,852
Bollinger 2,863 55.98% 2,160 42.24% 35 0.68% 47 0.92% 9 0.18% 703 13.75% 5,114
Boone 16,313 41.92% 18,527 47.61% 3,519 9.04% 478 1.23% 78 0.20% -2,214 -5.69% 38,915
Buchanan 16,551 47.06% 16,967 48.24% 1,301 3.70% 331 0.94% 21 0.06% -416 -1.18% 35,171
Butler 8,342 58.80% 5,605 39.51% 181 1.28% 53 0.37% 5 0.04% 2,737 19.29% 14,186
Caldwell 2,551 60.34% 1,541 36.45% 108 2.55% 26 0.61% 2 0.05% 1,010 23.89% 4,228
Callaway 6,755 52.58% 5,560 43.28% 420 3.27% 100 0.78% 11 0.09% 1,195 9.30% 12,846
Camden 6,541 63.82% 3,416 33.33% 218 2.13% 71 0.69% 3 0.03% 3,125 30.49% 10,249
Cape Girardeau 14,861 60.48% 8,625 35.10% 873 3.55% 190 0.77% 22 0.09% 6,236 25.38% 24,571
Carroll 3,291 58.94% 2,130 38.14% 130 2.33% 32 0.57% 1 0.02% 1,161 20.79% 5,584
Carter 1,218 51.37% 1,087 45.85% 37 1.56% 26 1.10% 3 0.13% 131 5.53% 2,371
Cass 10,105 52.76% 8,198 42.81% 667 3.48% 164 0.86% 17 0.09% 1,907 9.96% 19,151
Cedar 3,469 65.65% 1,703 32.23% 86 1.63% 25 0.47% 1 0.02% 1,766 33.42% 5,284
Chariton 2,641 53.07% 2,250 45.22% 63 1.27% 19 0.38% 3 0.06% 391 7.86% 4,976
Christian 6,487 63.28% 3,502 34.16% 205 2.00% 57 0.56% 1 0.01% 2,985 29.12% 10,252
Clark 2,042 56.46% 1,494 41.30% 56 1.55% 22 0.61% 3 0.08% 548 15.15% 3,617
Clay 28,521 50.43% 24,250 42.88% 2,782 4.92% 761 1.35% 243 0.43% 4,271 7.55% 56,557
Clinton 3,599 52.50% 3,001 43.78% 184 2.68% 68 0.99% 3 0.04% 598 8.72% 6,855
Cole 16,373 61.94% 9,210 34.84% 691 2.61% 149 0.56% 11 0.04% 7,163 27.10% 26,434
Cooper 3,996 58.31% 2,687 39.21% 130 1.90% 36 0.53% 4 0.06% 1,309 19.10% 6,853
Crawford 4,081 58.15% 2,710 38.61% 170 2.42% 50 0.71% 7 0.10% 1,371 19.54% 7,018
Dade 2,410 63.77% 1,283 33.95% 61 1.61% 24 0.64% 1 0.03% 1,127 29.82% 3,779
Dallas 3,297 60.62% 2,011 36.97% 114 2.10% 16 0.29% 1 0.02% 1,286 23.64% 5,439
Daviess 2,125 53.28% 1,770 44.38% 61 1.53% 28 0.70% 4 0.10% 355 8.90% 3,988
DeKalb 2,062 53.08% 1,677 43.17% 111 2.86% 35 0.90% 0 0.00% 385 9.91% 3,885
Dent 3,477 56.69% 2,528 41.22% 86 1.40% 40 0.65% 2 0.03% 949 15.47% 6,133
Douglas 3,440 65.47% 1,677 31.92% 93 1.77% 42 0.80% 2 0.04% 1,763 33.56% 5,254
Dunklin 5,253 45.54% 6,120 53.06% 128 1.11% 29 0.25% 4 0.03% -867 -7.52% 11,534
Franklin 15,210 56.63% 10,480 39.02% 863 3.21% 279 1.04% 26 0.10% 4,730 17.61% 26,858
Gasconade 4,481 72.22% 1,550 24.98% 136 2.19% 36 0.58% 2 0.03% 2,931 47.24% 6,205
Gentry 2,005 51.80% 1,720 44.43% 117 3.02% 27 0.70% 2 0.05% 285 7.36% 3,871
Greene 43,116 55.66% 30,498 39.37% 3,261 4.21% 550 0.71% 42 0.05% 12,618 16.29% 77,467
Grundy 2,890 56.59% 2,064 40.42% 110 2.15% 42 0.82% 1 0.02% 826 16.17% 5,107
Harrison 2,734 58.72% 1,732 37.20% 140 3.01% 49 1.05% 1 0.02% 1,002 21.52% 4,656
Henry 4,807 49.18% 4,648 47.55% 238 2.44% 79 0.81% 2 0.02% 159 1.63% 9,774
Hickory 1,893 58.90% 1,248 38.83% 52 1.62% 20 0.62% 1 0.03% 645 20.07% 3,214
Holt 1,993 62.46% 1,119 35.07% 59 1.85% 19 0.60% 1 0.03% 874 27.39% 3,191
Howard 2,179 47.85% 2,243 49.25% 114 2.50% 18 0.40% 0 0.00% -64 -1.41% 4,554
Howell 7,149 60.03% 4,472 37.55% 211 1.77% 71 0.60% 6 0.05% 2,677 22.48% 11,909
Iron 2,205 48.42% 2,226 48.88% 94 2.06% 26 0.57% 3 0.07% -21 -0.46% 4,554
Jackson 106,156 41.32% 135,805 52.86% 12,260 4.77% 2,466 0.96% 219 0.09% -29,649 -11.54% 256,906
Jasper 21,664 62.48% 11,953 34.47% 785 2.26% 264 0.76% 8 0.02% 9,711 28.01% 34,674
Jefferson 28,546 52.00% 24,042 43.79% 1,753 3.19% 541 0.99% 15 0.03% 4,504 8.20% 54,897
Johnson 6,449 51.19% 5,441 43.19% 571 4.53% 124 0.98% 14 0.11% 1,008 8.00% 12,599
Knox 1,475 54.43% 1,187 43.80% 36 1.33% 12 0.44% 0 0.00% 288 10.63% 2,710
Laclede 5,642 60.78% 3,443 37.09% 153 1.65% 44 0.47% 1 0.01% 2,199 23.69% 9,283
Lafayette 7,271 53.98% 5,792 43.00% 339 2.52% 66 0.49% 2 0.01% 1,479 10.98% 13,470
Lawrence 7,921 61.66% 4,670 36.35% 184 1.43% 68 0.53% 3 0.02% 3,251 25.31% 12,846
Lewis 2,350 49.07% 2,314 48.32% 102 2.13% 23 0.48% 0 0.00% 36 0.75% 4,789
Lincoln 4,963 53.13% 4,110 44.00% 182 1.95% 80 0.86% 6 0.06% 853 9.13% 9,341
Linn 3,585 49.61% 3,467 47.98% 139 1.92% 33 0.46% 2 0.03% 118 1.63% 7,226
Livingston 3,654 50.24% 3,368 46.31% 205 2.82% 43 0.59% 3 0.04% 286 3.93% 7,273
Macon 4,114 60.65% 2,485 36.64% 124 1.83% 60 0.88% 0 0.00% 1,629 24.02% 6,783
Madison 4,430 54.07% 3,578 43.67% 135 1.65% 44 0.54% 6 0.07% 852 10.40% 8,193
Maries 2,618 53.00% 2,231 45.16% 70 1.42% 19 0.38% 2 0.04% 387 7.83% 4,940
Marion 1,985 52.39% 1,732 45.71% 39 1.03% 33 0.87% 0 0.00% 253 6.68% 3,789
McDonald 6,036 49.53% 5,890 48.33% 192 1.58% 68 0.56% 1 0.01% 146 1.20% 12,187
Mercer 1,266 58.67% 821 38.04% 54 2.50% 17 0.79% 0 0.00% 445 20.62% 2,158
Miller 5,560 67.91% 2,469 30.16% 115 1.40% 41 0.50% 2 0.02% 3,091 37.75% 8,187
Mississippi 2,459 44.05% 3,040 54.46% 64 1.15% 16 0.29% 3 0.05% -581 -10.41% 5,582
Moniteau 3,430 58.78% 2,284 39.14% 98 1.68% 22 0.38% 1 0.02% 1,146 19.64% 5,835
Monroe 2,026 44.47% 2,445 53.67% 53 1.16% 31 0.68% 1 0.02% -419 -9.20% 4,556
Montgomery 3,061 58.58% 2,007 38.41% 124 2.37% 33 0.63% 0 0.00% 1,054 20.17% 5,225
Morgan 3,577 57.84% 2,460 39.78% 114 1.84% 31 0.50% 2 0.03% 1,117 18.06% 6,184
New Madrid 4,041 48.68% 4,171 50.24% 64 0.77% 22 0.26% 4 0.05% -130 -1.57% 8,302
Newton 10,515 62.85% 5,621 33.60% 341 2.04% 185 1.11% 69 0.41% 4,894 29.25% 16,731
Nodaway 4,544 48.89% 4,257 45.80% 414 4.45% 75 0.81% 5 0.05% 287 3.09% 9,295
Oregon 1,523 39.06% 2,326 59.66% 26 0.67% 23 0.59% 1 0.03% -803 -20.60% 3,899
Osage 3,679 63.18% 2,045 35.12% 72 1.24% 26 0.45% 1 0.02% 1,634 28.06% 5,823
Ozark 2,434 64.56% 1,242 32.94% 63 1.67% 31 0.82% 0 0.00% 1,192 31.62% 3,770
Pemiscot 3,519 45.51% 4,140 53.54% 52 0.67% 21 0.27% 1 0.01% -621 -8.03% 7,733
Perry 5,053 65.71% 2,416 31.42% 178 2.31% 42 0.55% 1 0.01% 2,637 34.29% 7,690
Pettis 8,833 55.74% 6,475 40.86% 435 2.74% 98 0.62% 7 0.04% 2,358 14.88% 15,848
Phelps 7,366 54.25% 5,470 40.29% 620 4.57% 110 0.81% 11 0.08% 1,896 13.96% 13,577
Pike 3,932 51.78% 3,454 45.49% 158 2.08% 47 0.62% 2 0.03% 478 6.30% 7,593
Platte 10,092 53.78% 7,342 39.12% 1,107 5.90% 215 1.15% 10 0.05% 2,750 14.65% 18,766
Polk 4,842 57.86% 3,336 39.86% 135 1.61% 55 0.66% 1 0.01% 1,506 17.99% 8,369
Pulaski 3,998 50.78% 3,707 47.08% 128 1.63% 38 0.48% 2 0.03% 291 3.70% 7,873
Putnam 1,722 64.86% 871 32.81% 44 1.66% 18 0.68% 0 0.00% 851 32.05% 2,655
Ralls 1,968 47.49% 2,069 49.93% 75 1.81% 30 0.72% 2 0.05% -101 -2.44% 4,144
Randolph 5,141 50.02% 4,884 47.52% 213 2.07% 38 0.37% 1 0.01% 257 2.50% 10,277
Ray 4,064 45.80% 4,518 50.92% 215 2.42% 74 0.83% 2 0.02% -454 -5.12% 8,873
Reynolds 1,271 39.11% 1,919 59.05% 44 1.35% 16 0.49% 0 0.00% -648 -19.94% 3,250
Ripley 2,524 52.97% 2,156 45.25% 61 1.28% 24 0.50% 0 0.00% 368 7.72% 4,765
Saint Charles 36,050 60.28% 20,668 34.56% 2,494 4.17% 556 0.93% 41 0.07% 15,382 25.72% 59,809
Saint Clair 2,419 57.42% 1,706 40.49% 60 1.42% 25 0.59% 3 0.07% 713 16.92% 4,213
Saint Francois 8,914 52.69% 7,495 44.30% 397 2.35% 110 0.65% 3 0.02% 1,419 8.39% 16,919
Saint Louis County 263,518 54.32% 192,796 39.74% 25,032 5.16% 3,485 0.72% 274 0.06% 70,722 14.58% 485,105
Saint Louis City 50,333 29.45% 113,697 66.53% 5,656 3.31% 1,065 0.62% 151 0.09% -63,364 -37.08% 170,902
Sainte Genevieve 2,768 43.96% 3,324 52.79% 151 2.40% 48 0.76% 6 0.10% -556 -8.83% 6,297
Saline 5,218 49.32% 4,943 46.72% 353 3.34% 62 0.59% 4 0.04% 275 2.60% 10,580
Schuyler 1,386 54.14% 1,114 43.52% 48 1.88% 11 0.43% 1 0.04% 272 10.63% 2,560
Scotland 1,592 55.49% 1,200 41.83% 63 2.20% 14 0.49% 0 0.00% 392 13.66% 2,869
Scott 8,227 53.62% 6,854 44.67% 203 1.32% 52 0.34% 7 0.05% 1,373 8.95% 15,343
Shannon 1,523 44.75% 1,818 53.42% 44 1.29% 16 0.47% 2 0.06% -295 -8.67% 3,403
Shelby 2,151 52.69% 1,849 45.30% 60 1.47% 19 0.47% 3 0.07% 302 7.40% 4,082
Stoddard 6,199 53.84% 5,128 44.54% 132 1.15% 53 0.46% 2 0.02% 1,071 9.30% 11,514
Stone 4,780 66.26% 2,210 30.63% 180 2.50% 39 0.54% 5 0.07% 2,570 35.63% 7,214
Sullivan 2,412 55.77% 1,824 42.17% 76 1.76% 13 0.30% 0 0.00% 588 13.60% 4,325
Taney 6,230 63.22% 3,389 34.39% 195 1.98% 40 0.41% 1 0.01% 2,841 28.83% 9,855
Texas 4,879 52.41% 4,261 45.77% 125 1.34% 44 0.47% 0 0.00% 618 6.64% 9,309
Vernon 4,391 51.92% 3,704 43.79% 285 3.37% 76 0.90% 2 0.02% 687 8.12% 8,458
Warren 4,366 64.72% 2,132 31.60% 192 2.85% 53 0.79% 3 0.04% 2,234 33.12% 6,746
Washington 3,439 53.17% 2,873 44.42% 89 1.38% 64 0.99% 3 0.05% 566 8.75% 6,468
Wayne 2,823 51.83% 2,549 46.80% 44 0.81% 28 0.51% 3 0.06% 274 5.03% 5,447
Webster 5,121 58.71% 3,409 39.08% 149 1.71% 40 0.46% 4 0.05% 1,712 19.63% 8,723
Worth 833 50.27% 760 45.87% 47 2.84% 17 1.03% 0 0.00% 73 4.41% 1,657
Wright 4,451 66.24% 2,182 32.47% 56 0.83% 27 0.40% 4 0.06% 2,269 33.76% 6,720
Totals 1,074,181 51.13% 931,182 44.33% 77,920 3.71% 15,937 0.76% 1,515 0.07% 142,999 6.81% 2,100,735

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