1976 Presidential General Election Results - Washington
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Gerald FordRobert DoleRepublican 777,732 50.00%8
James CarterWalter MondaleDemocrat 717,323 46.11%0
Eugene McCarthyMaxeyIndependent 36,986 2.38%0
Lester MaddoxWilliam DykeRight. Gov't 8,585 0.55%0
Thomas AndersonRufus ShackelfordAm. Const. 5,046 0.32%0
Roger MacBrideDavid BerglandLibertarian 5,042 0.32%0
YOther (+) - - 4,820 0.31%1
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Election Notes:
  • One Ford Elector cast his ballot for Ronald Reagan (President) and Bob Dole (Vice President).
Demographic Data

1980 Population:4,132,353Enum.1980 Population Density:24.0persons/km2
1976 Population:3,690,561Est.1976 Population Density:21.4persons/km2
1970 Population:3,413,244Enum.1970 Population Density:19.8persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:9Electoral Vote Density:410,062persons/EV
Land Area (2000):172,348km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.9%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Washington Secretary of State, "President & Vice President," Abstract of Votes Primary and General Elections Held on September 21, 1976 and November 2, 1976 (Olympia, 1976)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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