United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1980

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1980
November 4, 1980

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%

County results

President before election

Jimmy Carter

Elected President

Ronald Reagan

The 1980 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania 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 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%.


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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


See also

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