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United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1980

United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1980

November 4, 1980

Nominee Jimmy Carter Ronald Reagan John B. Anderson
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Home state Georgia California Illinois
Running mate Walter Mondale George H. W. Bush Patrick Lucey
Electoral vote 10 0 0
Popular vote 954,174 873,241 174,990
Percentage 46.50% 42.56% 8.53%

County Results

President before election

Jimmy Carter

Elected President

Ronald Reagan

The 1980 United States presidential election in Minnesota took place on November 4, 1980 in Minnesota as part of the 1980 United States presidential election.

The Georgia).

Nationally, Reagan won the election with 489 electoral votes and 50.75% of the popular vote. Minnesota was the only state not to back Reagan in either of his presidential campaigns, casting its electoral votes in favor of Walter Mondale in 1984.


United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1980[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Jimmy Carter (incumbent) 954,174 46.50% 10
Republican Ronald Reagan 873,241 42.56% 0
Independent John B. Anderson 174,990 8.53% 0
Libertarian Ed Clark 31,592 1.54% 0
Citizens Barry Commoner 8,407 0.41% 0
No Candidate No Candidate 6,139 0.30% 0
Communist Gus Hall 1,184 0.03% 0
Socialist Workers Clifton DeBerry 711 0.03% 0
Workers World Deirdre Griswold 698 0.03% 0
Socialist David McReynolds 536 0.03% 0
Write-ins Write-ins 281 0.01% 0
Invalid or blank votes
Totals 2,079,451 100.00% 10
Voter turnout 75%


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