1980 General Election Results: Governor

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 4, 1980
57.72%
Robert Dunkerson Orr*, Republican, 1,257,383 votes
Lt. Governor: John Massie Mutz
41.92%
John Hillenbrand, Democratic, 913,116 votes
Lt. Governor: Robert Eugene Peterson
 0.36%
Cletus Artist, American, 7,904 votes
Lt. Governor: Shirley M. Gephart
Out of 2,178,403 votes casts, the margin of victory was 344,267 (15.80%)