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OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1984 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 1984 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 06, 1984 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1985 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1989 - 12:00pm
Turnout 40.90% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler November 09, 2008 07:46am
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly's Guide to U. S. Elections, second edition
Description
Ronald Reagan’s domestic agenda passed through Congress in 1981 with the aid of conservative Southern Democrats. His budget included a ten percent tax cut in 1981 and 1982 and an additional five percent in 1983. These tax cuts were intended to boost the economy by keeping money in the private sector. However, the recession which Reagan inherited deepened during his first months in office. The budget deficit grew, and unemployment rose to levels not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Still, Reagan was unwilling to cut defense spending and increase domestic spending. Beginning in 1983, the economy began to improve; it was the beginning of a six year expansion of the economy which boosted Reagan’s popularity.

Reagan proved that inflation and interest rates could be controlled by the government. He reduced the growth in printing paper money, and from that time inflation has never been over five percent in one year. The double-digit interest rates fell as well, but not as low as Reagan hoped.

Among Reagan’s other accomplishments in his first term were the passage of provisions for the Individual Retirement Accounts to encourage workers to save money for retirement, the waging of a brief war to restore a pro-American government in Grenada, and the signing of a treaty with the Soviet Union to reduce the nuclear weapons arsenals of the two superpowers.

The Democrats had high hopes for the 1984 election. They had scored significant gains in the U.S. House du

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1980
NameRonald Wilson Reagan Votes43,904,153 (50.75%)
Term01/20/1981 - 01/20/1985 Margin8,420,270 (+9.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1988
NameGeorge H. W. Bush Votes48,886,588 (53.37%)
Term01/20/1989 - 01/20/1993 Margin7,077,103 (+7.73%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jul 01, 1984 US President - D Primaries Walter F. "Fritz" Mondale
Jul 01, 1984 US President - R Primaries Ronald Wilson Reagan
MAP
World Countries Map MAP
KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

04/29/1983 11/00/2005

CANDIDATES
Photo
Name (I) President Ronald Wilson Reagan Vice President Walter F. "Fritz" Mondale Party Leader David Bergland Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. Sonia Johnson Bob Richards Dennis L. Serrette
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian Independent Citizens Populist New Alliance
Uncertified Votes54,455,075 (58.77%) 37,577,185 (40.56%) 228,314 (0.25%) 78,807 (0.09%) 72,200 (0.08%) 66,336 (0.07%) 46,852 (0.05%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -16,877,890 (-18.22%) -54,226,761 (-58.53%) -54,376,268 (-58.69%) -54,382,875 (-58.70%) -54,388,739 (-58.70%) -54,408,223 (-58.72%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
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MATCHUP POLLS (21 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg52.94%-- 40.16%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Harris Interactive 
11/00/05-11/00/05
56.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
11/00/84-11/00/84
59.00% -- 41.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Roper 
11/00/84-11/00/84
51.00% -- 41.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
CBS News 
11/00/84-11/00/84
58.00% -- 37.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Washington Post/ABC News 
11/00/84-11/00/84
57.00% -- 39.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gordon Black 
10/00/84-10/00/84
61.00% -- 34.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
R Sensible Conservative
F Blue Republican
D Andy
LPC Dr. King Schultz
D Brandonius Maximus
POP None
D Dodge Landesman
D InspectorMorse
Veg Thomas Walker
I TX_Progressive
G Mark Dunlea [L]
MORE CANDIDATES
Photo
Name General Secretary Gus Hall Melvin T. "Mel" Mason Others Larry Holmes Delmar Dennis Edward Winn Party Leader Earl F. Dodge Jr.
PartyCommunist Socialist Workers Other Workers World American Workers League Prohibition
Uncertified Votes36,386 (0.04%) 24,706 (0.03%) 17,599 (0.02%) 15,329 (0.02%) 13,161 (0.01%) 10,801 (0.01%) 4,242 (0.01%)
Margin-54,418,689 (-58.73%) -54,430,369 (-58.75%) -54,437,476 (-58.75%) -54,439,746 (-58.76%) -54,441,914 (-58.76%) -54,444,274 (-58.76%) -54,450,833 (-58.77%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website
MATCHUP POLLS (21 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Harris Interactive 
11/00/05-11/00/05
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
11/00/84-11/00/84
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Roper 
11/00/84-11/00/84
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
CBS News 
11/00/84-11/00/84
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Washington Post/ABC News 
11/00/84-11/00/84
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gordon Black 
10/00/84-10/00/84
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Some say...
J Dr. Cynic
VIEW 4 MORE CANDIDATES

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Oct 07, 1984 07:00pm Oct 07, 1984 07:00pm Debate First Reagan-Mondale Debate  Chronicler 
Oct 21, 1984 07:00pm Oct 21, 1984 07:00pm Debate Second Reagan-Mondale Debate  Chronicler 

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