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1980 Presidential Election Interactive Map

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1980 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
Ronald Reagan Republican 489 43,901,812
Jimmy Carter (I) Democratic 49 35,483,820
John Anderson Independent 0 5,719,850
Ed Clark Libertarian 0 921,128

1980 Election Facts

  • Independent candidate John B. Anderson received 5,719,437 votes, but no Electoral Votes
  • Issues of the Day: Iran hostage crisis, USSR invasion of Afghanistan (Summer Olympics boycott), Inflation