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United States Presidential Election, 1980 (Papa Mac)

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1976 Flag of the United States 1984
United States presidential election, 1980
November 4, 1980
Jimmy Carter Ronald Reagan
Nominee Jim Carter Ronald Reagan
Party Populist Conservative
Home state Georgia California
Running mate Lloyd Bentsen Phil Crane
Electoral vote 489 59
States carried 42 6
Percentage 56.8% 41.6%

The United States presidential election of 1980 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1980. Vice President Jim Carter, veteran of the Rebellion and founder of the newly formed Populist Party, defeated challenger Ronald Reagan, veteran of Hoover's government and founder of the newly formed Conservative Party.

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