Presidential Election of 1984

In the United States of America Presidential Election of 1984, Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan swept the election results with a victory margin of over 18%.
Strong US economy helped Ronald Reagan to win the 1984 election by a landslide.

1984 Presidential Election Results

Ronald W ReaganRepublican Party
Walter F MondaleDemocratic Party

1984 presidential election results

Political situation during election of 1984:

1. Strong US Economy.
2. Cold War Continues.

Close States (margin<6%):

Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island

Population by Race for the United States : Year 1980

1980 united states race diversity

Presidential Candidates for the Election of 1984 :

Biography of Ronald Reagan (Republican presidential candidate):

Occupation: President of the United States.
Occupational Background: In 1937, began film and television career. Six times elected President of the Screen Actor's Guild union; board member for 16 years. Former President and member of the Board of Directors of the Motion Picture Industry Council.
Educational Background:B.A. in Economics and Sociology. Eureka College, Eureka, Illinois. Prior Governmental Experience: Governor of California 1966-1974.

Biography of Walter F Mondale (Democratic presidential candidate):

Occupation: Candidate for President of the United States.
Occupational Background: Attorney; Minnesota State Attorney General; United States Senator; Vice President of the United States.
Educational Background: Macalester College, St. Paul; University of Minnesota, B.A. in Political Science; University of Minnesota Law School, LLB.
Prior Governmental Experience: Appointed, then elected, Attorney General of Minnesota; appointed, elected, then reelected U.S. Senator (Committees on Finance, Budget, Labor and Public Welfare; Select Committees on Equal Educational Opportunity, Nutrition and Human Needs, Aging, and Intelligence Activities. Chaired Subcommittees on Children and Youth and Social Security Financing).

State Details 1984