1976 United States Senate election in Maine

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United States Senate election in Maine, 1976

← 1970 November 2, 1976 1982 →
  Edmund Muskie.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Edmund Muskie Robert A. G. Monks
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 292,704 193,489
Percentage 60.2% 39.8%

Maine Senator Election Results by County, 1976.svg
Muskie:      50–60%      60–70%
Monks:      50–60%

U.S. Senator before election

Edmund Muskie

Elected U.S. Senator

Edmund Muskie

The 1976 United States Senate election in Maine took place on November 2, 1976. Incumbent Democratic senator Edmund Muskie won re-election to a fourth term.

Major candidates[edit]




General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edmund Muskie 292,704 60.20% {{{change}}}
Republican Robert A. G. Monks 193,489 39.80%
Majority 99,215 20.41%
Turnout 486,193
Democratic hold

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