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1984 Presidential Election


Ronald Reagan vs Walter Mondale (November 6th, 1984)


The Democrats one of their worst losses in history when their candidate, Walter Mondale, faced off against incumbent Ronald Reagan in a 525 to 13 result.
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Ronald Reagan (CA)
Republican

Occupation: Politics
Running Mate: Goerge H.W. Bush
Carried Home State (California): Yes
Incumbent Status: Yes
525
Electoral Votes (270 needed to win)
49 of 50 states carried (98%)


54,455,472
Popular Vote (59.2%)
13
Electoral Votes (270 needed to win)
1 of 50 states carried (2%)


37,577,352
Popular Vote (40.8%)
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Walter Mondale (MN)
Democrat

Occupation: Politics
Running Mate: Geraldine Ferraro
Carried Home State (Minnesota): Yes
Incumbent Status: No




NOTES:
The Democratic Party suffered a crushing defeat as only the candidate's home state of Minnesota was claimed (as was D.C.), earning candidate Walter Mondale just thirteen Electoral College votes to Ronald Reagan's 525.


TOTAL ELECTORAL VOTES AVAILABLE by REGION:
NORTHEAST - 113 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont)
MIDWEST - 137 (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
WEST - 111 (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
SOUTH - 174 (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)
SPECIAL - 3 (District of Columbia)