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United States presidential election, 1972
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Nominee Hubert Humphrey Nelson Rockefeller
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Minnesota New York
Running mate Edmund Muskie Ronald Reagan
Electoral vote 275 262
States carried 27+DC 23
Popular vote 51.78% 34.1%

The United States presidential election of 1972 was the 47th quadrennial election. Incumbent president Hubert Humphrey was re-elected to a second term.

Republican Candidates

•Governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York

•Governor Ronald Reagan of California

•Governor George Romney of Michigan

•Former Governor Harold Stassen of Minnesota

Democratic Candidates

•President Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota