Missouri gubernatorial election, 1976

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1976
Missouri
1972 ←
November 2, 1976
→ 1980

  Kit Bond official portrait.jpg
Nominee Joseph P. Teasdale Kit Bond
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 971,184 958,110
Percentage 50.23% 49.55%

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County results

Governor before election

Kit Bond
Republican

Elected Governor

Joseph P. Teasdale
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1976 was Missouri's forty-fourth gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 2, 1976 and resulted in a narrow victory for the Democratic nominee, Joseph P. Teasdale, over the Republican candidate, incumbent Governor Kit Bond, and two other candidates.

Results[edit]

1976 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Joseph P. Teasdale 971,184 50.23 +5.59
Republican Kit Bond (incumbent) 958,110 49.55 -5.63
Nonpartisan Leon Striler 4,215 0.22 +0.03
N/A write-ins 46 0.00 ±0.00
Socialist Workers Helen Savio 20 0.00 ±0.00
Majority 13,074 0.68 -9.86
Turnout 1,933,575 41.34 +1.45
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MO Governor Race - Nov 02, 1976". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-09.