United States Senate election in Maine, 1976

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United States Senate election in Maine, 1976
Maine
1972 ←
November 2, 1976
→ 1978

  Edmund Muskie.jpg
Nominee Edmund Muskie Robert A. G. Monks
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 292,704 193,489
Percentage 60.2% 39.8%

U.S. Senator before election

Edmund Muskie
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Edmund Muskie
Democratic

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]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

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

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