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U.S. presidential election, 1976

Presidential CandidateElectoral Vote Popular Vote Pct Party Running Mate
(Electoral Votes)
Jimmy Carter (W) 297 40,825,839 Democrat Walter F. Mondale (297)
Gerald R. Ford 240 39,147,770 Republican Bob Dole (241)
Other elections: 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988
Source: U.S. Office of the Federal Register (http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/electoral_college/scores#1976)


Ford and Carter in debate.


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Independent Eugene J. McCarthy received 756,691 popular votes. Libertarian Party candidate Roger MacBride received 173,011 votes. Segregationist Lester Maddox of the American Independent Party received 170,531 votes. Thomas J. Anderson of the American Party received 160,773 votes.

A rogue Republican elector from Washington State gave Ronald Reagan one electoral vote.

See also: President of the United States, U.S. presidential election, 1976



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