1976 Presidential General Election Results - Illinois
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Gerald FordRobert DoleRepublican 2,364,269 50.10%26
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 2,271,295 48.13%0
Eugene McCarthyJohn ClayIndependent 55,939 1.19%0
YOther (+) - - 27,330 0.58%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:11,427,409Enum.1980 Population Density:79.4persons/km2
1976 Population:11,360,274Est.1976 Population Density:78.9persons/km2
1970 Population:11,110,285Enum.1970 Population Density:77.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:26Electoral Vote Density:436,934persons/EV
Land Area (2000):143,961km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Illinois State Board of Elections, comp., State of Illinois Official Vote Cast at the General Election November 2, 1976 (Springfield, 1976)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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