United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1980 Article

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1980

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  Official Portrait of President Reagan 1981.jpg JimmyCarterPortrait2.jpg JohnAnderson.png
Nominee Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter John Anderson
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Home state California Georgia Illinois
Running mate George H. W. Bush Walter Mondale Patrick Lucey
Electoral vote 27 0 0
Popular vote 2,261,872 1,937,540 292,921
Percentage 49.59% 42.48% 6.42%

Pennsylvania Presidential Election Results 1980.svg
County results

President before election

Jimmy Carter
Democratic

Elected President

Ronald Reagan
Republican

The 1980 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 4, 1980, and was part of the 1980 United States presidential election. Voters chose 27 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Pennsylvania strongly voted for the Republican nominee, Governor Ronald Reagan, over the Democratic nominee, President Jimmy Carter. Reagan won Pennsylvania by a margin of 7.11 percentage points.

Results

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1980 [1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ronald Reagan 2,261,872 49.59% 27
Democratic Jimmy Carter 1,937,540 42.48% 0
Independent John Anderson 292,921 6.42% 0
Libertarian Edward Clark 33,263 0.73% 0
Socialist Workers Clifton DeBerry 20,291 0.44% 0
Consumer Barry Commoner 10,430 0.23% 0
Communist Gus Hall 5,184 0.11% 0
Totals 4,561,501 100.00% 25

Results by county

Ronald Wilson Reagan
Republican
James Earl Carter
Democratic
John Bayard Anderson
Independent
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % #
Adams 13,760 61.42% 7,266 32.43% 1,139 5.08% 239 1.07% 6,494 28.99% 22,404
Allegheny 271,850 43.75% 297,464 47.87% 38,710 6.23% 13,394 2.16% -25,614 -4.12% 621,418
Armstrong 12,955 47.80% 12,718 46.92% 1,153 4.25% 278 1.03% 237 0.87% 27,104
Beaver 30,496 38.23% 43,955 55.11% 4,549 5.70% 765 0.96% -13,459 -16.87% 79,765
Bedford 10,930 66.57% 4,950 30.15% 416 2.53% 123 0.75% 5,980 36.42% 16,419
Berks 60,576 56.41% 36,449 33.94% 8,863 8.25% 1,497 1.39% 24,127 22.47% 107,385
Blair 28,931 62.41% 15,014 32.39% 2,011 4.34% 403 0.87% 13,917 30.02% 46,359
Bradford 13,139 62.97% 6,439 30.86% 1,068 5.12% 219 1.05% 6,700 32.11% 20,865
Bucks 100,536 55.49% 59,120 32.63% 18,107 9.99% 3,401 1.88% 41,416 22.86% 181,164
Butler 28,821 54.70% 19,711 37.41% 3,453 6.55% 704 1.34% 9,110 17.29% 52,689
Cambria 33,072 45.85% 36,121 50.08% 2,398 3.32% 540 0.75% -3,049 -4.23% 72,131
Cameron 1,795 59.24% 1,112 36.70% 92 3.04% 31 1.02% 683 22.54% 3,030
Carbon 10,042 51.95% 8,009 41.44% 956 4.95% 322 1.67% 2,033 10.52% 19,329
Centre 20,605 48.33% 15,987 37.50% 5,247 12.31% 792 1.86% 4,618 10.83% 42,631
Chester 73,046 60.92% 34,307 28.61% 10,911 9.10% 1,632 1.36% 38,739 32.31% 119,896
Clarion 8,812 58.35% 5,472 36.24% 678 4.49% 139 0.92% 3,340 22.12% 15,101
Clearfield 15,299 54.27% 11,647 41.31% 944 3.35% 302 1.07% 3,652 12.95% 28,192
Clinton 6,288 52.36% 4,842 40.32% 733 6.10% 147 1.22% 1,446 12.04% 12,010
Columbia 12,426 53.30% 9,449 40.53% 1,197 5.13% 241 1.03% 2,977 12.77% 23,313
Crawford 16,552 53.55% 11,778 38.11% 2,095 6.78% 484 1.57% 4,774 15.45% 30,909
Cumberland 41,152 61.18% 19,789 29.42% 5,437 8.08% 882 1.31% 21,363 31.76% 67,260
Dauphin 44,039 56.18% 27,252 34.77% 6,034 7.70% 1,062 1.35% 16,787 21.42% 78,387
Delaware 143,282 55.78% 88,314 34.38% 20,907 8.14% 4,356 1.70% 54,968 21.40% 256,859
Elk 7,175 52.49% 5,898 43.15% 472 3.45% 124 0.91% 1,277 9.34% 13,669
Erie 48,918 47.42% 45,946 44.54% 6,349 6.15% 1,949 1.89% 2,972 2.88% 103,162
Fayette 19,252 38.99% 27,963 56.62% 1,348 2.73% 820 1.66% -8,711 -17.64% 49,383
Forest 1,206 56.12% 819 38.11% 93 4.33% 31 1.44% 387 18.01% 2,149
Franklin 22,716 61.83% 12,061 32.83% 1,724 4.69% 240 0.65% 10,655 29.00% 36,741
Fulton 2,740 64.90% 1,342 31.79% 107 2.53% 33 0.78% 1,398 33.11% 4,222
Greene 5,336 37.79% 8,193 58.02% 450 3.19% 142 1.01% -2,857 -20.23% 14,121
Huntingdon 8,140 58.44% 5,094 36.57% 567 4.07% 127 0.91% 3,046 21.87% 13,928
Indiana 15,607 49.62% 13,828 43.97% 1,708 5.43% 308 0.98% 1,779 5.66% 31,451
Jefferson 9,628 57.38% 6,296 37.53% 687 4.09% 167 1.00% 3,332 19.86% 16,778
Juniata 4,139 57.80% 2,696 37.65% 280 3.91% 46 0.64% 1,443 20.15% 7,161
Lackawanna 44,242 46.35% 45,257 47.42% 4,209 4.41% 1,739 1.82% -1,015 -1.06% 95,447
Lancaster 79,963 67.25% 30,026 25.25% 7,442 6.26% 1,466 1.23% 49,937 42.00% 118,897
Lawrence 18,404 45.77% 19,506 48.51% 1,908 4.74% 395 0.98% -1,102 -2.74% 40,213
Lebanon 24,495 68.99% 8,281 23.32% 2,314 6.52% 417 1.17% 16,214 45.66% 35,507
Lehigh 50,782 52.91% 34,827 36.28% 8,977 9.35% 1,399 1.46% 15,955 16.62% 95,985
Luzerne 67,822 50.21% 59,976 44.40% 4,947 3.66% 2,335 1.73% 7,846 5.81% 135,080
Lycoming 23,415 57.74% 14,609 36.02% 2,034 5.02% 495 1.22% 8,806 21.71% 40,553
McKean 9,229 60.85% 5,064 33.39% 661 4.36% 212 1.40% 4,165 27.46% 15,166
Mercer 22,372 48.54% 19,716 42.78% 3,247 7.04% 755 1.64% 2,656 5.76% 46,090
Mifflin 7,541 55.78% 5,226 38.65% 578 4.28% 175 1.29% 2,315 17.12% 13,520
Monroe 12,357 55.44% 7,551 33.88% 1,967 8.82% 414 1.86% 4,806 21.56% 22,289
Montgomery 156,996 57.81% 84,289 31.04% 26,133 9.62% 4,135 1.52% 72,707 26.77% 271,553
Montour 3,399 55.76% 2,272 37.27% 375 6.15% 50 0.82% 1,127 18.49% 6,096
Northampton 35,787 47.07% 31,920 41.98% 6,823 8.97% 1,507 1.98% 3,867 5.09% 76,037
Northumberland 20,608 56.79% 13,750 37.89% 1,515 4.17% 417 1.15% 6,858 18.90% 36,290
Perry 8,026 63.70% 3,681 29.22% 717 5.69% 175 1.39% 4,345 34.49% 12,599
Philadelphia 244,108 33.99% 421,253 58.66% 42,967 5.98% 9,772 1.36% -177,145 -24.67% 718,100
Pike 5,249 65.83% 2,132 26.74% 452 5.67% 140 1.76% 3,117 39.09% 7,973
Potter 4,073 61.07% 2,299 34.47% 225 3.37% 72 1.08% 1,774 26.60% 6,669
Schuylkill 36,273 55.83% 24,968 38.43% 3,079 4.74% 649 1.00% 11,305 17.40% 64,969
Snyder 7,634 72.08% 2,418 22.83% 451 4.26% 88 0.83% 5,216 49.25% 10,591
Somerset 17,729 58.21% 11,695 38.40% 815 2.68% 216 0.71% 6,034 19.81% 30,455
Sullivan 1,676 57.75% 1,074 37.01% 130 4.48% 22 0.76% 602 20.74% 2,902
Susquehanna 8,994 61.23% 4,660 31.72% 786 5.35% 249 1.70% 4,334 29.51% 14,689
Tioga 8,770 63.33% 4,273 30.85% 664 4.79% 142 1.03% 4,497 32.47% 13,849
Union 6,798 66.28% 2,687 26.20% 628 6.12% 143 1.39% 4,111 40.08% 10,256
Venango 11,547 56.04% 7,800 37.86% 1,015 4.93% 242 1.17% 3,747 18.19% 20,604
Warren 9,165 57.37% 5,560 34.81% 922 5.77% 327 2.05% 3,605 22.57% 15,974
Washington 32,532 39.66% 45,295 55.23% 3,413 4.16% 778 0.95% -12,763 -15.56% 82,018
Wayne 8,468 67.48% 3,375 26.90% 496 3.95% 209 1.67% 5,093 40.59% 12,548
Westmoreland 63,140 45.06% 68,627 48.97% 5,985 4.27% 2,387 1.70% -5,487 -3.92% 140,139
Wyoming 5,919 64.57% 2,766 30.17% 384 4.19% 98 1.07% 3,153 34.40% 9,167
York 61,098 59.96% 33,406 32.79% 5,779 5.67% 1,608 1.58% 27,692 27.18% 101,891
Totals 2,261,872 49.59% 1,937,540 42.48% 292,921 6.42% 69,168 1.52% 324,332 7.11% 4,561,501

References

  1. ^ David Leip. "1980 Presidential General Election Results – Pennsylvania". Dave Leip’s U.S. election Atlas. Retrieved 2018-03-24.

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