United States presidential election in Utah, 1980

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United States presidential election in Utah, 1980
1976 ←
November 4, 1980 → 1984

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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 4 0 0
Popular vote 439,687 124,266 30,284
Percentage 72.77% 20.57% 5.01%

President before election

Jimmy Carter

Elected President

Ronald Reagan

The 1980 United States presidential election in Utah took place on November 4, 1980. All 50 states and the District of Columbia, were part of the 1980 United States presidential election. Utah voters chose 4 electors to the Electoral College, which selected the President and Vice President of the United States.

Utah was won by former Governor of California Ronald Reagan, the Republican nominee, who was running against incumbent President and former Governor of Georgia Jimmy Carter, the Democratic nominee. Reagan ran with former C.I.A. Director George H. W. Bush of Texas, and Carter ran with Walter Mondale, incumbent Vice President and former senator from Minnesota. Reagan would go on to win the election nationally by a landslide.


United States presidential election in Utah, 1980
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ronald Reagan 439,687 72.77% 4
Democratic Walter Mondale 124,266 20.57 0
Independent John B. Anderson 30,284 5.01% 0
Libertarian Edward Clark 7,226 1.20% 0
Citizen's Party Barry Commoner 1,009 0.17% 0
American Party Percy Greaves Jr. 965 0.16% 0
American Independent John Rarick 522 0.09% 0
Communist Party Gus Hall 139 0.02% 0
Socialist Workers Party Clifton DeBerry 124 0.02% 0
Totals 604,182 100.0% 4

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