1980 Ronald Reagan

Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan kicks at balloons that were dropped from the ceiling as he campaigns for president at Horlick High School in Racine on March 27, 1980. Standing with Reagan are his wife, Nancy, and Walter "Wally" Stenavich, principal of the high school.

MARK HERTZBERG - The (Racine) Journal times archives

Former California governor and actor Ronald Reagan won the Wisconsin Republican primary in 1980. He would go on to win the Republican nomination and defeat incumbent Democratic President Jimmy Carter in a landslide in the general election.

Wisconsin Republican primary election results

  • Date: April 1, 1980
  • Winner: Ronald Reagan
  • Votes for: 364,898 (40%)
  • Runner up: George H. W. Bush (30%)

Wisconsin general election results

  • Date: Nov. 4, 1980
  • Winner: Ronald Reagan
  • Votes for: 1,088,845 (48%)
  • National winner: Ronald Reagan
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