United States Presidential Election in Washington (state), 1976
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United States Presidential Election in Washington State , 1976
United States presidential election in Washington, 1976
Washington (state)
1972 November 2, 1976 1980 ->
  Gerald Ford, official Presidential photo.jpg Carter cropped.jpg
Nominee Gerald Ford Jimmy Carter
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Michigan Georgia
Running mate Bob Dole Walter Mondale
Electoral vote 8 (Ford)[1]
9 (Dole)
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Popular vote 777,732 717,323
Percentage 50.00% 46.11%

President before election

Gerald Ford
Republican

Elected President

Jimmy Carter
Democratic

The 1976 United States presidential election in Washington was held on November 2, 1976. Incumbent President Gerald Ford won the state of Washington with exactly 50% of the vote,[2] but carried only 8 of the state's 9 electoral votes. Former California Governor Ronald Reagan lost the Republican nomination to Gerald Ford in 1976 and was not on the ballot in any state. However, he was given one electoral vote by Washington faithless elector Mike Padden.

References

  1. ^ 1 elector voted for Ronald Reagan for president
  2. ^ "1976 Presidential General Election Results - Washington". Retrieved 2016. 

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