Electoral Points Proposal
1980 United States Presidential Election (Tuesday November 4th)


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SOURCES: Wikipedia - 1980 United States Presidential Election    David Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections - 1980

155,000 Electoral Points - 77,510 pts needed to win

 Under each candidate (L  R): Pop. Vote Percentage - Electoral Points earned

   -----------------             Ronald W.         Jimmy E.          John B.           Ed E.
   State | Electoral             Reagan            Carter            Anderson          Clark
         | Votes                 Republican        Democrat          Independent       Libertarian


  Group A (1st priority - 5,000 pts each, 55,000 pts total)


   1. Alabama (9)                48.75%  2,533     47.45%  2,467      1.23%    ---      0.99%    ---

   2. Alaska (3)                 54.35%  2,734     26.41%  1,328      7.04%    354     11.61%    584

   3. Arizona (6)                60.61%  3,103     28.24%  1,446      8.81%    451      2.15%    ---

   4. Arkansas (6)               48.13%  2,516     47.52%  2,484      2.68%    ---      2.68%    ---

   5. California (45)            52.69%  2,710     35.91%  1,847      8.62%    443      1.73%    ---

   6. Colorado (7)               55.07%  2,833     31.07%  1,599     11.03%    568      2.17%    ---

   7. Connecticut (8)            48.16%  2,434     38.52%  1,947     12.22%    619      0.61%    ---

   8. Delaware (3)               47.21%  2,385     44.87%  2,266      6.91%    349      0.84%    ---

   9. Florida (17)               55.32%  2,795     38.50%  1,945      5.14%    260      0.83%    ---

  10. Georgia (12)               40.95%  2,217     55.76%  2,783      2.26%    ---      0.98%    ---

  DC. D.C. (3)                   13.41%    739     74.89%  3,750      9.28%    511      0.63%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (55,000)                   26,999            23,862             3,555               584

      Needed to Win - 77,510     Reagan-R          Carter-D          Anderson-Ind      Clark-Lib



  Group B (2nd priority - 4,000 pts each, 40,000 pts total)


  11. Hawaii (4)                 42.90%  1,746     44.80%  1,824     10.56%    430      1.08%    ---

  12. Idaho (4)                  66.46%  2,717     25.19%  1,030      6.19%    253      1.93%    ---

  13. Illinois (26)              49.65%  2,013     41.72%  1,691      7.30%    296      0.82%    ---

  14. Indiana (13)               56.01%  2,392     37.65%  1,608      4.98%    ---      0.88%    ---

  15. Iowa (8)                   51.31%  2,080     38.60%  1,564      8.78%    356      1.00%    ---

  16. Kansas (7)                 57.85%  2,359     33.29%  1,357      6.96%    284      1.48%    ---

  17. Kentucky (9)               49.07%  2,030     47.61%  1,970      2.40%    ---      0.43%    ---

  18. Louisiana (10)             51.20%  2,112     45.75%  1,888      1.70%    ---      0.53%    ---

  19. Maine (4)                  45.61%  1,860     42.25%  1,723     10.20%    417      0.98%    ---

  20. Maryland (10)              44.18%  1,784     47.14%  1,903      7.76%    313      0.92%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (95,000)                   48,092            40,420             5,904               584

      Needed to Win - 77,510     Reagan-R          Carter-D          Anderson-Ind      Clark-Lib



  Group C (3rd priority - 3,000 pts each, 30,000 pts total)


  21. Massachusetts (14)         41.90%  1,272     41.75%  1,268     15.15%    460      0.87%    ---

  22. Michigan (21)              48.99%  1,492     42.50%  1,294      7.04%    214      1.06%    ---

  23. Minnesota (10)             42.56%  1,308     46.50%  1,429      8.53%    263      1.54%    ---

  24. Mississippi (7)            49.42%  1,520     48.09%  1,480      1.35%    ---      0.61%    ---

  25. Missouri (12)              51.16%  1,607     44.35%  1,393      3.71%    ---      0.69%    ---

  26. Montana (4)                56.82%  1,752     32.43%  1,000      8.05%    248      2.70%    ---

  27. Nebraska (5)               65.53%  1,994     26.04%    792      7.02%    214      1.42%    ---

  28. Nevada (3)                 62.54%  1,943     26.89%    836      7.12%    221      1.76%    ---

  29. New Hampshire (4)          57.74%  1,749     28.35%    859     12.94%    392      0.54%    ---

  30. New Jersey (17)            51.97%  1,584     38.56%  1,175      7.88%    241      0.69%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (125,000)                  64,313            51,946             8,157               584

      Needed to Win - 77,510     Reagan-R          Carter-D          Anderson-Ind      Clark-Lib



  Group D (4th priority - 2,000 pts each, 20,000 pts total)


  31. New Mexico (4)             54.97%  1,119     36.78%    749      6.46%    132      0.96%    ---

  32. New York (41)              46.66%    950     43.99%    896      7.54%    154      0.85%    ---

  33. North Carolina (13)        49.30%  1,022     47.18%    978      2.85%    ---      0.52%    ---

  34. North Dakota (3)           64.23%  1,306     26.26%    534      7.84%    160      1.24%    ---

  35. Ohio (25)                  51.51%  1,037     41.91%    844      5.94%    119      1.14%    ---

  36. Oklahoma (8)               60.50%  1,267     34.97%    733      3.33%    ---      1.20%    ---

  37. Oregon (6)                 48.33%  1,002     38.67%    801      9.51%    197      2.19%    ---

  38. Pennsylvania (27)          49.59%  1,007     42.48%    863      6.42%    130      0.73%    ---

  39. Rhode Island (4)           37.20%    750     47.67%    961     14.38%    289      0.59%    ---

  40. South Carolina  (8)        49.57%  1,016     48.04%    984      1.59%    ---      0.56%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (145,000)                  74,789            60,289             9,338               584

      Needed to Win - 77,510     Reagan-R          Carter-D          Anderson-Ind      Clark-Lib



  Group E (5th priority - 1,000 pts each, 10,000 pts total)


  41. South Dakota (4)           60.53%    613     31.69%    321      6.54%     66      1.17%    ---

  42. Tennessee (10)             48.70%    501     48.41%    499      2.22%    ---      0.44%    ---

  43. Texas (26)                 55.28%    572     41.42%    428      2.46%    ---      0.83%    ---

  44. Utah (4)                   72.77%    740     20.57%    209      5.01%     51      1.20%    ---

  45. Vermont (3)                44.37%    454     38.41%    393     14.90%    153      0.89%    ---

  46. Virginia (12)              53.03%    539     40.31%    409      5.11%     52      0.69%    ---

  47. Washington (9)             49.66%    509     37.32%    382     10.62%    109      1.68%    ---

  48. West Virginia (6)          45.30%    476     49.81%    524      4.30%    ---      0.59%    ---

  49. Wisconsin (11)             47.90%    488     43.18%    440      7.07%     72      1.28%    ---

  50. Wyoming (3)                62.64%    643     27.97%    287      6.83%     70      2.55%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      TOTAL - 155,000                   80,324            64,181             9,911               584

      Needed to Win - 77,510     Reagan-R          Carter-D          Anderson-Ind      Clark-Lib

      Finish Order               WINNER-1st        Loser-2nd         3rd               4th

      Percentage of Points       52.15844%         41.67597%         6.43571%          0.37922%

   What is it about Alaska and Libertarians? Ed Clark is the 2nd straight Libertarian candidate
   (after Roger MacBride in 1976) to earn all of their Electoral Points from our 49th state.


   Need-to-Win Ratios (Final Tally vs Minimum Needed) ...

    Electoral Points (80,324 - 77,510): 1.036305-1 | Electoral Votes (489 - 270): 1.811111-1


   Reagan-Carter Ratios -- Electoral Points: 1.251523-1  ...  Electoral Votes: 9.979592-1


   Electoral Votes (538)         489 (90.89219%)   49 (9.10781%)     None              None
   |
   |------ Actual (1980)         Reagan-R          Carter-D          Anderson-Ind      Clark-Lib
   |
   Popular Votes (86,509,678)    43,903,230        35,480,115        5,719,850         921,128

   Pctage of Pop. Votes          50.74950%         41.01289%         6.61180%          1.06477%







Electoral Points Proposal
1980 United States Presidential Election (Tuesday November 4th)


1976    <<<    Electoral Points Proposal - Home    >>>    1984


SOURCES: Wikipedia - 1980 United States Presidential Election    David Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections - 1980

155,000 Electoral Points - 77,510 pts needed to win


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