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1980 Presidential Election

Candidate Political Party Vote Electoral Vote
Ronald Wilson Reagan Republican 43,899,248 (50.8%) 489
James Earl Carter, Jr. Democrat 35,481,435 (41.0%) 49
John B. Anderson Independent 5,719,437 (6.6%)
Ed Clark Libertarian 920,859 (1.0%)

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