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1980 United States presidential election in Wisconsin

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

1980 United States presidential election in Wisconsin

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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 11 0 0
Popular vote 1,088,845 981,584 160,657
Percentage 47.90% 43.18% 7.1%

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County Results

President before election

Jimmy Carter
Democratic

Elected President

Ronald Reagan
Republican

Wisconsin was won by Ronald Reagan of California, who was running against incumbent United States President Jimmy Carter of Georgia. Reagan ran with former C.I.A. Director George H. W. Bush of Texas, Carter ran for a second time with Representative Walter Mondale of Minnesota and John B. Anderson ran with the 38th Governor of Wisconsin Patrick Lucey.[1]

Contents

PrimariesEdit

Democratic primariesEdit

Republican primariesEdit

ResultsEdit

United States presidential election in Wisconsin, 1980[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ronald Reagan 1,088,845 47.90% 11
Democratic Jimmy Carter 981,584 43.18% 0
Independent John B. Anderson 160,657 7.07% 0
Libertarian Ed Clark 29,135 1.28% 0
Citizens Barry Commoner 7,767 0.34% 0
American John Rarick 1,519 0.07% 0
Write-Ins 1,337 0.06% 0
Socialist Party USA David McReynolds 808 0.04% 0
Communist Party Gus Hall 772 0.03% 0
Workers World Deirdre Griswold 414 0.02% 0
Totals 2,272,838 100.0% 11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1980 Presidential General Election Results - Wisconsin". Uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved May 19, 2015.
  2. ^ "1980 Presidential General Election Results in Wisconsin". Uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved May 19, 2015.