1976 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Gerald FordRobert DoleRepublican 719,261 52.06%8
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 647,895 46.90%0
Lester MaddoxWilliam DykeG. Wallace Pty 7,101 0.51%0
Write-ins-- 5,480 0.40%0
Lyndon LaRoucheR. Wayne EvansU.S. Labor 1,789 0.13%0
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Election Notes:
  • Total figure for write-in vote is listed as 10,309. For this election, a voter was able to write in up to eight names as candidates for Presidential Electors. The estimated total number of voters who wrote in one or more such names is 5,480.
Demographic Data

1980 Population:3,107,564Enum.1980 Population Density:247.7persons/km2
1976 Population:3,085,984Est.1976 Population Density:245.9persons/km2
1970 Population:3,032,217Enum.1970 Population Density:241.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:385,748persons/EV
Land Area (2000):12,548km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: State of Connecticut, comp., "Vote for President of the United States, November 2, 1976," State of Connecticut Public Document No. 26 Statement of Vote General Election November 2, 1976 (Hartford, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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