1976 United States presidential election in Illinois

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United States presidential election in Illinois, 1976

← 1972 November 2, 1976 1980 →
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Nominee Gerald Ford Jimmy Carter
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Michigan Georgia
Running mate Bob Dole Walter Mondale
Electoral vote 26 0
Popular vote 2,364,269 2,271,295
Percentage 50.10% 48.13%

President before election

Gerald Ford
Republican

Elected President

Jimmy Carter
Democratic

The 1976 United States presidential election in Illinois was held on November 2, 1976. Gerald Ford won Illinois with 50.10% percent of the vote, but lost the general election to Jimmy Carter of Georgia. This is the last election where a Democrat won the White House without carrying Illinois.