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OfficePresident
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1984 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 20, 1984 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 01, 1984 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1985 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1989 - 12:00pm
Turnout 2.90% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedChronicler March 22, 2008 03:12pm
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The Republican Party in the first Reagan Administration.

Following Reagan's landslide win in 1980, most of his domestic agenda passed through Congress in 1981 with the aid of conservative Democrats who were called "boll weevils." His budget included a 10% tax cut in 1981 and 1982 and an additional 5% in 1983. These tax cuts were intended to boost the economy by keeping money in the private sector. However, the recession that Reagan inherited from Carter deepened during his first year in office. The federal deficit grew, and unemployment rose to levels not seen since the Great Depression. 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's first term accomplishments were notable. He proved that the federal government could control inflation and interest rates through Federal Reserve action, thus eliminating the two major problems of the Carter administration. He pushed the Individual Retirement Account through Congress to encourage workers to save money for retirement. Other aspects of his legislative program included an increase in military spending and capping domestic spending.

The 1984 Republican Primaries

Reagan's popularity among Republicans stifled opposition in the primaries. The only candidate to file in more than one state was the perennial Harold Stassen. Although Reagan made a campaign appearance in Iowa on the day of the c

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1980
NameRonald Reagan Votes43,904,153 (50.75%)
Term01/20/1981 - 01/20/1985 Margin8,420,270 (+9.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1984
NameRonald Reagan Votes54,455,075 (58.77%)
Term01/20/1985 - 01/20/1989 Margin16,877,890 (+18.22%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President National Vote 11/06/1984
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
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Name (I) President Ronald Reagan Unpledged University President Harold E. Stassen (W) Sen. Gary Hart (W) Vice President Walter F. Mondale (W) Sen. John H. Glenn, Jr. (W) Jesse L. Jackson
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
Uncertified Votes6,484,987 (98.78%) 55,458 (0.85%) 12,749 (0.19%) 6,327 (0.10%) 1,549 (0.02%) 1,092 (0.02%) 867 (0.01%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -6,429,529 (-97.93%) -6,472,238 (-98.59%) -6,478,660 (-98.68%) -6,483,438 (-98.76%) -6,483,895 (-98.76%) -6,484,120 (-98.77%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
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R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
D La Fayette
D Dodge Landesman
D Andy
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
DL Some say...
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Name (W) Sen. Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings (W) Sen. George S. McGovern David M. Kelley Gary Richard Arnold Benjamin Fernandez (W) Sen. Alan Cranston (W) Lyndon LaRouche
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Uncertified Votes697 (0.01%) 406 (0.01%) 360 (0.01%) 252 (0.00%) 202 (0.00%) 107 (0.00%) 53 (0.00%)
Margin-6,484,290 (-98.77%) -6,484,581 (-98.77%) -6,484,627 (-98.77%) -6,484,735 (-98.78%) -6,484,785 (-98.78%) -6,484,880 (-98.78%) -6,484,934 (-98.78%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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