United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1984

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1984
← 1980 November 6, 1984 1988 →
  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 25 0
Popular vote 2,584,323 2,228,131
Percentage 53.3% 46.0%

Pennsylvania Presidential Election Results by County, 1984.svg
County results

President before election

Ronald Reagan

Elected President

Ronald Reagan

The 1984 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 6, 1984 throughout all 50 states and D.C., which was part of the 1984 United States presidential election. Voters chose 25 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania voted for the Republican nominee, President Ronald Reagan, over the Democratic nominee, former Vice President Walter Mondale. Reagan won Pennsylvania by a margin of 7.35%.

Reagan won the state by sweeping the small towns and rural areas of central Pennsylvania and performing well in the traditionally Republican suburbs of Philadelphia, but the race was kept within single digits by Mondale's strong showing in traditionally Democratic Western Pennsylvania, along with decisive double-digit wins in the cities of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.


United States presidential [1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Ronald Reagan 2,584,323 53.34% 25
Democratic Walter Mondale 2,228,131 45.99% 0
Consumer Sonia Johnson 21,628 0.45% 0
Libertarian David Bergland 6,982 0.14% 0
Workers' League Edward Winn 2,059 0.04% 0
Communist Gus Hall 1,780 0.04% 0


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