Presidential Election 1972

Facts about the 1972 Presidential Election


The 47th Presidential election was held in 1972. The two major contenders were Richard Nixon from the Republican Party and George McGovern from the Democratic Party.

Richard Nixon was the winner of the 1972 Presidential election with 520 electoral votes.

George McGovern lost the 1972 Presidential election with 17 electoral votes.

The winnerís running mate and Vice Presidential candidate in the 1968 Presidential election was Spiro T. Agnew. However, Agnew resigned in 1973 and Gerald Ford was appointed Vice President. Gerald Ford became President when Nixon resigned in 1974.

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