1976 United States presidential election in Michigan

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1976 United States presidential election in Michigan

← 1972 November 2, 1976 1980 →
Turnout59.4% Steady [1]
  Gerald Ford, official Presidential photo.jpg JimmyCarterPortrait
Nominee Gerald Ford Jimmy Carter
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Michigan Georgia
Running mate Bob Dole Walter Mondale
Electoral vote 21 0
Popular vote 1,893,742 1,696,714
Percentage 51.83% 46.44%

United States presidential election in Michigan, 1976 results by county.svg
Results by county

President before election

Gerald Ford
Republican

Elected President

Jimmy Carter
Democratic

The 1976 United States presidential election in Michigan was held on November 2, 1976. Incumbent President Gerald Ford won his home state of Michigan with 51.83% of the vote, carrying Michigan's 21 electoral votes. However, he lost the general election to Democratic candidate Jimmy Carter. This marked the last time a Democrat won the presidency without carrying Michigan.

Results[edit]

1976 United States presidential election in Michigan[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gerald Ford (inc.) 1,893,742 51.83%
Democratic Jimmy Carter 1,696,714 46.44%
Independent Eugene McCarthy 47,905 1.31%
Libertarian Roger MacBride 5,406 0.15%
People's Margaret Wright 3,504 0.10%
Write-ins 2,160 0.06%
Socialist Workers Peter Camejo 1,804 0.05%
U.S. Labor Lyndon LaRouche 1,366 0.04%
Socialist Labor Julius Levin 1,148 0.03%
Total votes 3,653,749 100%

Results by county[edit]

County Jimmy Carter
Democratic
Gerald Ford
Republican
Eugene McCarthy
Independent
Roger MacBride
Libertarian
Others Total votes
# % # % # % # % # %
Alcona
Alger
Allegan
Alpena
Antrim
Arenac
Baraga
Barry
Bay
Benzie
Berrien
Branch
Calhoun
Cass
Charlevoix
Cheboygan
Chippewa
Clare
Clinton
Crawford
Delta
Dickinson
Eaton
Emmet
Genesee
Gladwin
Gogebic
Grand Traverse
Gratiot
Hillsdale
Houghton
Huron
Ingham
Ionia
Iosco
Iron
Isabella
Jackson
Kalamazoo
Kalkaska
Kent
Keweenaw
Lake
Lapeer
Leelanau
Lenawee
Livingston
Luce
Mackinac
Macomb
Manistee
Marquette
Mason
Mecosta
Menominee
Midland
Missaukee
Monroe
Montcalm
Montmorency
Muskegon
Newaygo
Oakland
Oceana
Ogemaw
Ontonagon
Osceola
Oscoda
Otsego
Ottawa
Presque Isle
Roscommon
Saginaw
Sanilac
Schoolcraft
Shiawassee
St. Clair
St. Joseph
Tuscola
Van Buren
Washtenaw
Wayne
Wexford
Totals

Primaries[edit]

Democratic primaries[edit]

Republican primaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8722-29616--,00.html
  2. ^ "1976 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan". Retrieved 2018-04-04.