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United States Presidential Election, 1980 (Reagan '76)

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1976 Flag of the United States 1984
United States presidential election, 1980
November 4, 1980
Turnout 52.6%
RonaldReagan television speech Tedkennedy1980
Nominee Ronald Reagan Ted Kennedy
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Massachusetts
Running mate Richard Schweiker Frank Church
Electoral vote 489 49
States carried 44 6+DC
Percentage 50.8% 47.6%

The United States presidential election of 1980 was the 49th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1980. Incumbent Ronald Reagan, the Republican nominee was successfully re-elected against Ted Kennedy, the Democratic nominee.

Reagan's re-election was assured through most of the campaign, despite the strength of the Democratic nominee.

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