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|United States presidential election, 1980|
|November 4, 1980|
|Nominee||Ronald Reagan||Ted Kennedy|
|Running mate||Richard Schweiker||Frank Church|
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.