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1980 United States presidential election in Ohio

Ronald Reagan campaigning in Youngstown, Ohio on October 8,1980.

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

United States presidential election in Ohio, 1980

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  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 25 0 0
Popular vote 2,206,545 1,752,414 254,472
Percentage 51.5% 40.9% 5.9%

Map of election results by county
County Results

President before election

Jimmy Carter
Democratic

Elected President

Ronald Reagan
Republican

The Buckeye State was won by former California Governor Ronald Reagan (R) by 11 percentage points.[1]

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Ohio, 1980
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ronald Reagan 2,206,545 51.51% 25
Democrat Jimmy Carter 1,752,414 40.91% 0
Not Designated John Anderson 254,472 5.94% 0
Not Designated Ed Clark 49,033 1.14% 0
Not Designated Barry Commoner 8,564 0.20% 0
Not Designated Gus Hall 4,729 0.11% 0
Not Designated Richard Congress 4,029 0.09% 0
Not Designated Deirdre Griswold 3,790 0.09% 0
Write-in Benjamin Bubar 27 0.00% 0
Totals 4,283,603 100.00% 25

Results by countyEdit

Ronald Wilson Reagan
Republican
Jimmy Carter
Democratic
John Anderson
Independent
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Adams 5,336 53.75% 4,161 41.91% 303 3.05% 128 1.29% 1,175 11.84% 9,928
Allen 29,070 65.84% 13,140 29.76% 1,439 3.26% 505 1.14% 15,930 36.08% 44,154
Ashland 11,691 62.56% 5,142 27.51% 1,128 6.04% 728 3.90% 6,549 35.04% 18,689
Ashtabula 19,847 49.04% 17,363 42.91% 2,481 6.13% 776 1.92% 2,484 6.14% 40,467
Athens 8,170 41.26% 9,514 48.05% 1,544 7.80% 573 2.89% -1,344 -6.79% 19,801
Auglaize 11,537 65.34% 5,022 28.44% 785 4.45% 313 1.77% 6,515 36.90% 17,657
Belmont 13,601 42.47% 16,653 52.00% 1,432 4.47% 338 1.06% -3,052 -9.53% 32,024
Brown 6,065 53.50% 4,706 41.51% 339 2.99% 227 2.00% 1,359 11.99% 11,337
Butler 61,231 61.91% 31,796 32.15% 4,717 4.77% 1,157 1.17% 29,435 29.76% 98,901
Carroll 5,806 58.94% 3,476 35.29% 406 4.12% 163 1.65% 2,330 23.65% 9,851
Champaign 7,356 60.17% 4,109 33.61% 596 4.88% 164 1.34% 3,247 26.56% 12,225
Clark 27,237 50.42% 22,630 41.90% 3,414 6.32% 734 1.36% 4,607 8.53% 54,015
Clermont 26,674 63.37% 13,199 31.36% 1,697 4.03% 521 1.24% 13,475 32.01% 42,091
Clinton 7,675 61.90% 3,967 31.99% 608 4.90% 150 1.21% 3,708 29.90% 12,400
Columbiana 20,798 50.55% 17,459 42.43% 2,320 5.64% 566 1.38% 3,339 8.12% 41,143
Coshocton 8,359 60.33% 4,725 34.10% 525 3.79% 247 1.78% 3,634 26.23% 13,856
Crawford 12,424 62.89% 6,058 30.67% 915 4.63% 358 1.81% 6,366 32.22% 19,755
Cuyahoga 254,883 41.47% 307,448 50.02% 40,750 6.63% 11,601 1.89% -52,565 -8.55% 614,682
Darke 12,773 58.17% 7,635 34.77% 1,198 5.46% 352 1.60% 5,138 23.40% 21,958
Defiance 9,358 59.84% 5,096 32.59% 896 5.73% 289 1.85% 4,262 27.25% 15,639
Delaware 14,740 64.48% 6,417 28.07% 1,278 5.59% 426 1.86% 8,323 36.41% 22,861
Erie 15,628 51.29% 12,343 40.51% 1,908 6.26% 591 1.94% 3,285 10.78% 30,470
Fairfield 24,096 60.98% 13,144 33.26% 1,689 4.27% 586 1.48% 10,952 27.72% 39,515
Fayette 5,827 64.26% 2,810 30.99% 327 3.61% 104 1.15% 3,017 33.27% 9,068
Franklin 200,948 53.87% 143,932 38.58% 21,269 5.70% 6,896 1.85% 57,016 15.28% 373,045
Fulton 9,519 64.72% 3,972 27.01% 1,026 6.98% 190 1.29% 5,547 37.72% 14,707
Gallia 6,469 56.73% 4,406 38.64% 401 3.52% 128 1.12% 2,063 18.09% 11,404
Geauga 17,762 58.81% 9,542 31.59% 2,359 7.81% 541 1.79% 8,220 27.21% 30,204
Greene 24,922 51.03% 20,068 41.09% 3,160 6.47% 692 1.42% 4,854 9.94% 48,842
Guernsey 8,180 58.08% 5,121 36.36% 604 4.29% 179 1.27% 3,059 21.72% 14,084
Hamilton 206,979 57.73% 129,114 36.01% 17,898 4.99% 4,550 1.27% 77,865 21.72% 358,541
Hancock 18,264 67.62% 6,843 25.34% 1,467 5.43% 436 1.61% 11,421 42.28% 27,010
Hardin 7,457 61.51% 3,863 31.87% 528 4.36% 275 2.27% 3,594 29.65% 12,123
Harrison 3,639 52.62% 2,848 41.18% 331 4.79% 98 1.42% 791 11.44% 6,916
Henry 7,584 66.01% 3,059 26.63% 691 6.01% 155 1.35% 4,525 39.39% 11,489
Highland 7,359 59.35% 4,363 35.19% 454 3.66% 224 1.81% 2,996 24.16% 12,400
Hocking 4,588 52.02% 3,765 42.69% 312 3.54% 154 1.75% 823 9.33% 8,819
Holmes 3,860 60.37% 2,094 32.75% 329 5.15% 111 1.74% 1,766 27.62% 6,394
Huron 11,173 58.32% 6,537 34.12% 1,110 5.79% 339 1.77% 4,636 24.20% 19,159
Jackson 5,902 55.06% 4,409 41.13% 274 2.56% 134 1.25% 1,493 13.93% 10,719
Jefferson 15,777 40.99% 20,382 52.95% 1,797 4.67% 535 1.39% -4,605 -11.96% 38,491
Knox 10,384 57.07% 6,586 36.20% 987 5.42% 238 1.31% 3,798 20.87% 18,195
Lake 43,485 50.31% 35,246 40.78% 5,925 6.86% 1,772 2.05% 8,239 9.53% 86,428
Lawrence 13,799 52.68% 11,366 43.39% 813 3.10% 216 0.82% 2,433 9.29% 26,194
Licking 28,425 58.28% 17,208 35.28% 2,419 4.96% 717 1.47% 11,217 23.00% 48,769
Logan 9,727 64.87% 4,319 28.80% 718 4.79% 230 1.53% 5,408 36.07% 14,994
Lorain 51,034 49.51% 40,919 39.69% 7,324 7.10% 3,807 3.69% 10,115 9.81% 103,084
Lucas 86,653 45.30% 85,341 44.61% 16,636 8.70% 2,668 1.39% 1,312 0.69% 191,298
Madison 7,166 63.14% 3,565 31.41% 438 3.86% 181 1.59% 3,601 31.73% 11,350
Mahoning 50,153 40.07% 63,677 50.88% 9,490 7.58% 1,841 1.47% -13,524 -10.81% 125,161
Marion 14,605 56.98% 9,419 36.75% 1,255 4.90% 352 1.37% 5,186 20.23% 25,631
Medina 24,723 58.79% 13,573 32.28% 2,965 7.05% 789 1.88% 11,150 26.52% 42,050
Meigs 4,911 53.56% 3,827 41.73% 294 3.21% 138 1.50% 1,084 11.82% 9,170
Mercer 8,673 56.54% 5,506 35.90% 941 6.13% 219 1.43% 3,167 20.65% 15,339
Miami 19,928 55.65% 12,893 36.01% 2,429 6.78% 558 1.56% 7,035 19.65% 35,808
Monroe 2,870 45.03% 3,166 49.68% 266 4.17% 71 1.11% -296 -4.64% 6,373
Montgomery 101,443 45.49% 105,110 47.13% 13,817 6.20% 2,639 1.18% -3,667 -1.64% 223,009
Morgan 3,236 60.31% 1,875 34.94% 156 2.91% 99 1.84% 1,361 25.36% 5,366
Morrow 6,179 61.96% 3,239 32.48% 383 3.84% 171 1.71% 2,940 29.48% 9,972
Muskingum 17,921 54.82% 12,584 38.50% 1,329 4.07% 854 2.61% 5,337 16.33% 32,688
Noble 3,025 57.38% 1,944 36.87% 208 3.95% 95 1.80% 1,081 20.50% 5,272
Ottawa 8,641 51.18% 6,753 40.00% 1,281 7.59% 208 1.23% 1,888 11.18% 16,883
Paulding 4,971 58.52% 2,778 32.71% 550 6.48% 195 2.30% 2,193 25.82% 8,494
Perry 5,725 53.77% 4,383 41.16% 369 3.47% 171 1.61% 1,342 12.60% 10,648
Pickaway 9,289 61.23% 5,052 33.30% 515 3.39% 314 2.07% 4,237 27.93% 15,170
Pike 4,426 45.08% 4,938 50.30% 257 2.62% 197 2.01% -512 -5.21% 9,818
Portage 22,829 47.37% 20,570 42.69% 3,798 7.88% 993 2.06% 2,259 4.69% 48,190
Preble 8,376 56.89% 5,416 36.79% 687 4.67% 244 1.66% 2,960 20.10% 14,723
Putnam 9,752 68.71% 3,742 26.37% 533 3.76% 166 1.17% 6,010 42.34% 14,193
Richland 29,213 57.48% 18,253 35.91% 2,586 5.09% 772 1.52% 10,960 21.56% 50,824
Ross 13,251 55.54% 9,355 39.21% 812 3.40% 441 1.85% 3,896 16.33% 23,859
Sandusky 13,420 55.53% 8,482 35.10% 1,851 7.66% 413 1.71% 4,938 20.43% 24,166
Scioto 15,881 48.76% 15,552 47.75% 816 2.51% 319 0.98% 329 1.01% 32,568
Seneca 14,172 60.93% 7,303 31.40% 1,415 6.08% 369 1.59% 6,869 29.53% 23,259
Shelby 8,988 54.33% 6,425 38.84% 895 5.41% 236 1.43% 2,563 15.49% 16,544
Stark 87,769 55.87% 59,005 37.56% 8,030 5.11% 2,302 1.47% 28,764 18.31% 157,106
Summit 92,299 43.35% 102,459 48.12% 15,002 7.05% 3,159 1.48% -10,160 -4.77% 212,919
Trumbull 41,056 44.15% 44,366 47.70% 6,281 6.75% 1,299 1.40% -3,310 -3.56% 93,002
Tuscarawas 15,708 52.21% 12,117 40.27% 1,779 5.91% 482 1.60% 3,591 11.94% 30,086
Union 7,576 67.73% 3,038 27.16% 421 3.76% 151 1.35% 4,538 40.57% 11,186
Van Wert 7,866 61.11% 4,070 31.62% 741 5.76% 195 1.51% 3,796 29.49% 12,872
Vinton 2,484 49.05% 2,381 47.02% 138 2.73% 61 1.20% 103 2.03% 5,064
Warren 22,430 63.14% 11,306 31.83% 1,348 3.79% 438 1.23% 11,124 31.32% 35,522
Washington 14,310 59.70% 7,936 33.11% 1,121 4.68% 604 2.52% 6,374 26.59% 23,971
Wayne 18,962 55.87% 12,129 35.73% 2,313 6.81% 538 1.59% 6,833 20.13% 33,942
Williams 9,146 64.31% 4,015 28.23% 872 6.13% 188 1.32% 5,131 36.08% 14,221
Wood 23,315 55.23% 14,139 33.49% 4,156 9.85% 603 1.43% 9,176 21.74% 42,213
Wyandot 5,786 63.06% 2,757 30.05% 407 4.44% 225 2.45% 3,029 33.01% 9,175
Totals 2,206,545 51.51% 1,752,414 40.91% 254,472 5.94% 70,172 1.64% 454,131 10.60% 4,283,603

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1980 Presidential General Election Results - Ohio". uselectionatlas.org.