1976 Presidential General Election Results - New Jersey
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Gerald FordRobert DoleRepublican 1,509,688 50.08%17
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 1,444,653 47.92%0
Eugene McCarthyNancy WoodIndependent 32,717 1.09%0
Roger MacBrideDavid BerglandLibertarian 9,449 0.31%0
Lester MaddoxEdmund MatzalAmerican 7,716 0.26%0
Julius LevinConstance BlomenSocialist Labor 3,686 0.12%0
Gus HallJarvis TynerCommunist 1,662 0.06%0
Lyndon LaRoucheR. Wayne EvansLabor 1,650 0.05%0
Peter CamejoWillie Mae ReidSoc. Workers 1,184 0.04%0
Margaret WrightBenjamin SpockPeople's 1,044 0.03%0
Benjamin BubarEarl DodgeNat'l Proh. 554 0.02%0
Frank ZeidlerJ. Quinn BrisbenSocialist 469 0.02%0
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:7,365,011Enum.1980 Population Density:383.4persons/km2
1976 Population:7,344,079Est.1976 Population Density:382.3persons/km2
1970 Population:7,171,112Enum.1970 Population Density:373.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:17Electoral Vote Density:432,005persons/EV
Land Area (2000):19,211km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.3%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Jersey Secretary of State, "Votes Cast for President and Vice-President of the United States," State of New Jersey Result of the General Election Held November 2, 1976 (Trenton, 1976)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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