1976 Presidential General Election Results - South Carolina
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 450,825 56.17%8
Gerald FordRobert DoleRepublican 346,140 43.13%0
Thomas AndersonRufus ShackelfordIndependent 2,997 0.37%0
YOther (+) - - 2,632 0.33%0
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Maps1976 South Carolina County Map of General Election Results for President
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Demographic Data

1980 Population:3,120,729Enum.1980 Population Density:40.0persons/km2
1976 Population:2,941,407Est.1976 Population Density:37.7persons/km2
1970 Population:2,590,713Enum.1970 Population Density:33.2persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:367,676persons/EV
Land Area (2000):77,983km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.9%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Carolina State Election Commission, "South Carolina Votes Cast in General Election Held in South Carolina November 2, 1976," Report of the South Carolina State Election Commission for the Period Ending June 30, 1977 (Columbia, 1977)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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