1980 United States presidential election in Louisiana

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United States presidential election in Louisiana, 1980

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Nominee Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter
Party Republican Democratic
Home state California Georgia
Running mate George H. W. Bush Walter Mondale
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 792,853 708,453
Percentage 51.2% 45.8%

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Parish Results

President before election

Jimmy Carter

Elected President

Ronald Reagan

The 1980 United States presidential election in Louisiana took place on November 4, 1980. All 50 states and The District of Columbia were part of the 1980 United States presidential election. Louisiana voters chose 10 electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Louisiana was won by former California Governor Ronald Reagan (R) by 5 points.[1] As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Livingston Parish and Beauregard Parish voted for the Democratic candidate.


  1. ^ "1980 Presidential General Election Results - Louisiana". uselectionatlas.org.

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