1980 United States presidential election in Delaware

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United States presidential election in Delaware, 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 3 0 0
Popular vote 111,252 105,754 16,288
Percentage 47.21% 44.87% 6.91%

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County Results

President before election

Jimmy Carter

Elected President

Ronald Reagan

The 1980 United States presidential election in Delaware took place on November 4, 1980. All 50 states and The District of Columbia, were part of the 1980 United States presidential election. Delaware voters chose 3 electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

The election here was close, with Delaware being won by former California Governor Ronald Reagan by 2 points. Notably, Reagan won New Castle County by just 1 vote over Carter. [1]