Electoral history of Gerald Ford

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President Gerald R. Ford

Electoral history of Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States (1974–1977), 40th Vice President of the United States (1973–1974); United States Representative from Michigan (1949–1973).

Congressional races (1948–1972)[edit]

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1948 (Republican primary):[1]

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1948:[2]

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1950:[3]

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1952:[4]

  • Gerald Ford (R) (inc.) – 109,807 (66.26%)
  • Vincent E. O'Neill (D) – 55,147 (33.28%)
  • Ella Fruin (Prohibition) – 617 (0.37%)
  • William Glenn (Progressive) – 146 (0.09%)

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1954:[5]

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1956:[6]

  • Gerald Ford (R) (inc.) – 120,349 (67.14%)
  • George E. Clay (D) – 58,899 (32.86%)

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1958:[7]

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1960:[8]

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1962:[9]

  • Gerald Ford (R) (inc.) – 110,043 (67.04%)
  • William G. Reamon (D) – 54,112 (32.96%)

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1964:[10]

  • Gerald Ford (R) (inc.) – 101,810 (61.22%)
  • William G. Reamon (D) – 64,488 (38.78%)

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1966:[11]

  • Gerald Ford (R) (inc.) – 87,914 (68.39%)
  • James M. Catchick (D) – 40,629 (31.61%)

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1968:[12]

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1970:[13]

  • Gerald Ford (R) (inc.) – 88,208 (61.36%)
  • Jean McKee (D) – 55,337 (38.50%)
  • Frank Girard (Socialist Labor) – 120 (0.08%)
  • Walter M. Kus (Socialist Workers) – 87 (0.06%)

Michigan's 5th congressional district, 1972:[14]

Vice Presidential nomination, 1973[edit]

Vice President of the United States (confirmation in the Congress):[15]

House vote:

  • Yea – 387
  • Nay – 35

Senate vote:

  • Yea – 92
  • Nay – 3
  • Not voting – 5

Presidential races (1976–1980)[edit]

1976 Republican presidential primaries

  • Popular vote:[16]
    • Gerald Ford (inc.) – 5,529,899 (53.29%)
    • Ronald Reagan – 4,760,222 (45.88%)
    • Unpledged – 34,717 (0.34%)
  • States carried:[17]
    • Ford – 27
    • Reagan – 23

1976 Republican National Convention (Presidential tally):[18]

United States presidential election, 1976

1980 Republican presidential primaries:[19]

References[edit]