United States presidential election in Oregon, 1980 Article

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United States presidential election in Oregon, 1980

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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 6 0 0
Popular vote 571,044 456,890 112,389
Percentage 48.3% 38.7% 9.5%

President before election

Jimmy Carter
Democratic

Elected President

Ronald Reagan
Republican

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

Oregon was won by former California Governor Ronald Reagan (R) by 9.66 percentage points. [1] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Lane County voted for a Republican presidential candidate. [2]

Results

Presidential candidate Party Home state Popular vote Electoral
vote
Running mate
Count Percentage Vice-presidential candidate Home state Electoral vote
Ronald Reagan Republican California 571,044 48.33% 6 George Bush senior Texas 6
Jimmy Carter Democratic Georgia 456,890 38.67% 0 Walter Mondale Minnesota 0
John B. Anderson Independent Illinois 112,389 9.51% 0 Patrick Lucey Wisconsin 0
Ed Clark Libertarian California 25,838 2.19% 0 David Koch New York 0
Barry Commoner Independent New York 13,642 1.15% 0 LaDonna Harris Oklahoma 0
Write-ins 1,713 0.14% 0 0
Total 1,181,516 100% 7 7
Needed to win 270 270

Results by county

Ronald Wilson Reagan
Republican
James Earl Carter
Democratic
John Bayard Anderson
Independent
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Baker 4,747 59.24% 2,515 31.39% 487 6.08% 264 3.29% 2,232 27.85% 8,013
Benton 14,982 43.42% 13,150 38.11% 4,950 14.34% 1,425 4.13% 1,832 5.31% 34,507
Clackamas 54,111 49.42% 40,462 36.96% 11,386 10.40% 3,524 3.22% 13,649 12.47% 109,483
Clatsop 6,124 40.94% 6,482 43.33% 1,854 12.39% 499 3.34% -358 -2.39% 14,959
Columbia 6,623 42.72% 7,124 45.95% 1,158 7.47% 600 3.87% -501 -3.23% 15,505
Coos 13,041 46.28% 11,817 41.94% 2,428 8.62% 890 3.16% 1,224 4.34% 28,176
Crook 3,113 53.10% 2,162 36.88% 435 7.42% 152 2.59% 951 16.22% 5,862
Curry 4,910 57.85% 2,656 31.29% 652 7.68% 270 3.18% 2,254 26.56% 8,488
Deschutes 15,186 52.89% 9,641 33.57% 2,909 10.13% 979 3.41% 5,545 19.31% 28,715
Douglas 23,101 58.46% 12,564 31.79% 2,529 6.40% 1,322 3.35% 10,537 26.67% 39,516
Gilliam 622 54.56% 394 34.56% 85 7.46% 39 3.42% 228 20.00% 1,140
Grant 2,519 60.16% 1,274 30.43% 273 6.52% 121 2.89% 1,245 29.73% 4,187
Harney 2,313 61.11% 1,110 29.33% 255 6.74% 107 2.83% 1,203 31.78% 3,785
Hood River 3,450 48.65% 2,924 41.23% 530 7.47% 188 2.65% 526 7.42% 7,092
Jackson 32,879 55.97% 19,903 33.88% 4,019 6.84% 1,939 3.30% 12,976 22.09% 58,740
Jefferson 2,523 53.26% 1,654 34.92% 431 9.10% 129 2.72% 869 18.34% 4,737
Josephine 16,827 63.89% 7,116 27.02% 1,401 5.32% 992 3.77% 9,711 36.87% 26,336
Klamath 16,060 62.75% 7,371 28.80% 1,427 5.58% 734 2.87% 8,689 33.95% 25,592
Lake 2,234 60.56% 1,147 31.09% 201 5.45% 107 2.90% 1,087 29.47% 3,689
Lane 54,750 43.59% 52,240 41.59% 12,076 9.61% 6,538 5.21% 2,510 2.00% 125,604
Lincoln 7,637 44.59% 7,009 40.92% 1,637 9.56% 844 4.93% 628 3.67% 17,127
Linn 18,943 52.19% 13,516 37.24% 2,823 7.78% 1,011 2.79% 5,427 14.95% 36,293
Malheur 7,705 67.80% 2,937 25.84% 472 4.15% 250 2.20% 4,768 41.96% 11,364
Marion 42,191 49.38% 32,134 37.61% 8,755 10.25% 2,369 2.77% 10,057 11.77% 85,449
Morrow 1,728 55.01% 1,077 34.29% 239 7.61% 97 3.09% 651 20.73% 3,141
Multnomah 101,606 39.23% 120,487 46.53% 27,572 10.65% 9,303 3.59% -18,881 -7.29% 258,968
Polk 10,006 48.74% 7,833 38.15% 2,026 9.87% 666 3.24% 2,173 10.58% 20,531
Sherman 677 57.86% 389 33.25% 62 5.30% 42 3.59% 288 24.62% 1,170
Tillamook 4,123 41.63% 4,521 45.65% 931 9.40% 328 3.31% -398 -4.02% 9,903
Umatilla 12,950 57.78% 7,382 32.93% 1,531 6.83% 551 2.46% 5,568 24.84% 22,414
Union 6,514 57.79% 3,677 32.62% 763 6.77% 318 2.82% 2,837 25.17% 11,272
Wallowa 2,485 65.53% 995 26.24% 216 5.70% 96 2.53% 1,490 39.29% 3,792
Wasco 4,703 45.95% 4,336 42.36% 819 8.00% 377 3.68% 367 3.59% 10,235
Washington 57,165 51.34% 37,915 34.05% 13,076 11.74% 3,199 2.87% 19,250 17.29% 111,355
Wheeler 442 54.70% 282 34.90% 62 7.67% 22 2.72% 160 19.80% 808
Yamhill 12,054 51.15% 8,694 36.89% 1,919 8.14% 901 3.82% 3,360 14.26% 23,568
Totals 571,044 48.33% 456,890 38.67% 112,389 9.51% 41,193 3.49% 114,154 9.66% 1,181,516

References

  1. ^ "1980 Presidential General Election Results – Oregon". uselectionatlas.org.
  2. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016