United States presidential election in North Carolina, 1980
The 1980 United States presidential election in North Carolina took place on November 4, 1980 throughout all 50 states and D.C., which was part of the 1980 United States presidential election. Voters chose 13 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.
North Carolina barely voted for the Republican nominee, Governor Ronald Reagan, over the Democratic nominee, President Jimmy Carter in a close battle. Independent Candidate Republican Congressman John B. Anderson, proved to be a minor spoilsport, taking two percent of the vote from Reagan and Carter. The Final numbers were 49.30% for Reagan to 47.18% for Carter and 2.85% for Anderson.