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  US Vice President - NUP Selection
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > U.S. Vice President
OfficeVice President
TypeNational Unity Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1980 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open July 20, 1980 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close July 25, 1980 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1981 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1985 - 12:00pm
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker February 18, 2004 11:12am
Data Sources[Link]
Congressional Quarterly Guide to U. S. Elections
New York Times
Convention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris
USA Today
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Most votes received by candidates for party vice presidential nomination, up to the point where a nominee was determined. Vote totals are rounded up to the next whole number.
Description Vice Presidential selection for John B. Anderson's Independent - National Unity Party Presidential run in 1980.

There was talk of Jackson and Cronkite being courted by Anderson to run as V.P.

Eisenhower served as a fill-in candidate to enable Anderson to gain ballot staus, while a permanent candidate was decided upon.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameWalter F. "Fritz" Mondale Votes297 (55.20%)
Term01/20/1977 - 01/20/1981 Margin56 (+10.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1980
NameGeorge H. W. Bush Votes489 (90.89%)
Term01/20/1981 - 01/20/1985 Margin440 (+81.78%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS Vice President 11/04/1980
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Name Ambassador Patrick J. Lucey University President Milton Eisenhower Jesse L. Jackson Walter Cronkite  
PartyNational Unity National Unity National Unity National Unity  
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Uncertified Votes 1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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