United States presidential election in New Hampshire, 1984

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United States presidential election in New Hampshire, 1984
New Hampshire
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November 6, 1984
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  Official Portrait of President Reagan 1981.jpg U.S Vice-President Walter Mondale.jpg
Nominee Ronald Reagan Walter Mondale
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Minnesota
Running mate George H.W. Bush Geraldine Ferraro
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 267,051 120,395
Percentage 68.66% 30.95%

New Hampshire Election Results by County, 1984.svg

County Results
  Reagan—60-70%
  Reagan—70-80%

President before election

Ronald Reagan
Republican

Elected President

Ronald Reagan
Republican

The 1984 United States presidential election in New Hampshire took place on November 6, 1984 as part of the 1984 United States presidential election, which was held throughout all 50 states and D.C. Voters chose 4 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

New Hampshire overwhelmingly voted for incumbent Republican President Ronald Reagan of California over his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Walter Mondale of Minnesota. Reagan ran with incumbent Vice President George H.W. Bush of Texas, while Mondale's running mate was Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro of New York.

Reagan took 68.66% of the vote to Mondale's 30.95%, a margin of 37.71%. Reagan also swept every county in the Granite State with over 60% of the vote.

New Hampshire weighed in as about 10% more Republican than the national average.

Reagan's 68.66% of the vote in New Hampshire is tied with William McKinley's 68.66% of the vote in the state in the 1896 election as the highest percentage of the vote any Republican presidential candidate has ever received in the Granite State, although McKinley did beat Reagan in terms of margin, winning by 42.78% versus Reagan's 37.71%.


Results[edit]

United States presidential election in New Hampshire, 1984[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ronald Reagan 267,051 68.66% 0
Democratic Walter Mondale 120,395 30.95% 0
Libertarian David Bergland 735 0.19% 0
Independent Lyndon LaRouche 468 0.12% 0
NH Alliance Dennis L. Serrette 305 0.08% 0
Totals 388,954 100.00% 4
Voter Turnout (Voting age/Registered) 53%/72%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1984 Presidential General Election Results - New Hampshire". Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved 2013-11-16. 

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