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|‹ 1976 1984 › ›|
|United States presidential election, 1980|
|November 4, 1980|
|Nominee||George Bush||Henry M. Jackson|
|Running mate||Bob Dole||Walter Mondale|
|States carried||29||4 + DC|
|Blue denotes states won by Bush-Dole; Yellow denotes states won by Jackson-Mondale|
President before election
Henry M. Jackson
The United States Presidential election of 1980 was held on November 4, 1980 to elect the President of the United States. Incumbent President Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson of the Socialist Party was defeated in a landslide by former Connecticut Governor George Bush of the Democratic Party.