Chapter 40. The Resurgence of Conservatism. President Ronald Reagan. Older than any man previously elected to the presidency, Reagan displayed youthful vigor both on the campaign trail and in office. Presidential Election of 1980 (with electoral vote by state).
Sources: Historical Statistics of the United States and Statistical Abstract of the United States, relevant years; Office of Management and Budget, “Mid-Session Review: Budget of the U.S. Government, Fiscal Year 2008.”
Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2008.