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Electoral history of Jimmy Carter

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Electoral history of Jimmy Carter

Electoral history of Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States (1977–1981) and 76th Governor of Georgia (1971–1975).

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary, 1966

  • Ellis Arnall - 231,480 (29.38%)
  • Lester Maddox - 185,672 (23.56%)
  • Jimmy Carter - 164,562 (20.89%)
  • James H. Gray - 152,973 (19.41%)
  • Garland T. Byrd - 39,994 (5.08%)
  • Hoke O'Kelley - 13,271 (1.68%)
  • Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary, 1970

  • Jimmy Carter - 388,280 (48.62%)
  • Carl E. Sanders - 301,659 (37.77%)
  • Chevene King - 70,424 (8.82%)
  • J. B. Stoner - 17,663 (2.21%)
  • McKee Hargett - 9,440 (1.18%)
  • Thomas J. Irvin - 4,184 (0.52%)
  • Adam B. Matthews - 3,332 (0.42%)
  • Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary runoff, 1970

  • Jimmy Carter - 506,462 (59.42%)
  • Carl E. Sanders - 345,906 (40.58%)
  • Georgia gubernatorial election, 1970

  • Jimmy Carter (D) - 620,419 (59.28%)
  • Hal Suit (R) - 424,983 (40.60%)
  • Write-ins - 1,261 (0.12%)
  • 1972 Democratic National Convention (Vice Presidential tally)

  • Thomas Eagleton - 1,742 (59.07%)
  • Frances Farenthold - 405 (13.73%)
  • Mike Gravel - 226 (7.66%)
  • Endicott Peabody - 108 (3.66%)
  • Clay Smothers - 74 (2.51%)
  • Birch Bayh - 62 (2.10%)
  • Peter Rodino - 57 (1.93%)
  • Jimmy Carter - 30 (1.02%)
  • Shirley Chisholm - 20 (0.68%)
  • Moon Landrieu - 19 (0.64%)
  • Edward T. Breathitt - 18 (0.61%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 15 (0.51%)
  • Fred R. Harris - 14 (0.48%)
  • Richard G. Hatcher - 11 (0.37%)
  • Harold E. Hughes - 10 (0.34%)
  • Joseph M. Montoya - 9 (0.31%)
  • William L. Guy - 8 (0.27%)
  • Adlai Stevenson III - 8 (0.27%)
  • Robert Bergland - 5 (0.17%)
  • Hodding Carter - 5 (0.17%)
  • Cesar Chavez - 5 (0.17%)
  • Wilbur Mills - 5 (0.17%)
  • Wendell Anderson - 4 (0.14%)
  • Stanley Arnold - 4 (0.14%)
  • Ron Dellums - 4 (0.14%)
  • John J. Houlihan - 4 (0.14%)
  • Roberto A. Mondragon - 4 (0.14%)
  • Reubin O'Donovan Askew - 3 (0.10%)
  • Herman Badillo - 3 (0.10%)
  • Eugene McCarthy - 3 (0.10%)
  • Claiborne Pell - 3 (0.10%)
  • Terry Sanford - 3 (0.10%)
  • Ramsey Clark - 2 (0.07%)
  • Richard J. Daley - 2 (0.07%)
  • John DeCarlo - 2 (0.07%)
  • Ernest Gruening - 2 (0.07%)
  • Roger Mudd - 2 (0.07%)
  • Edmund Muskie - 2 (0.07%)
  • Claude Pepper - 2 (0.07%)
  • Abraham Ribicoff - 2 (0.07%)
  • Pat Taylor - 2 (0.07%)
  • Leonard F. Wodcoock - 2 (0.07%)
  • Bruno Agnoli - 2 (0.07%)
  • Ernest Albright - 1 (0.03%)
  • William A. Barrett - 1 (0.03%)
  • Daniel Berrigan - 1 (0.03%)
  • Phillip Berrigan - 1 (0.03%)
  • Julian Bond - 1 (0.03%)
  • Hargrove Bowles - 1 (0.03%)
  • Archibald Burton - 1 (0.03%)
  • Phillip Burton - 1 (0.03%)
  • William Chappell - 1 (0.03%)
  • Lawton Chiles - 1 (0.03%)
  • Frank Church - 1 (0.03%)
  • Robert Drinan - 1 (0.03%)
  • Nick Galifianakis - 1 (0.03%)
  • John Goodrich - 1 (0.03%)
  • Michael Griffin - 1 (0.03%)
  • Martha Griffiths - 1 (0.03%)
  • Charles Hamilton - 1 (0.03%)
  • Patricia Harris - 1 (0.03%)
  • Jim Hunt - 1 (0.03%)
  • Daniel Inouye - 1 (0.03%)
  • Henry M. Jackson - 1 (0.03%)
  • Robery Kariss - 1 (0.03%)
  • Allard K. Lowenstein - 1 (0.03%)
  • Mao Zedong - 1 (0.03%)
  • Eleanor McGovern - 1 (0.03%)
  • Martha Mitchell - 1 (0.03%)
  • Ralph Nader - 1 (0.03%)
  • George Norcross - 1 (0.03%)
  • Jerry Rubin - 1 (0.03%)
  • Fred Seaman - 1 (0.03%)
  • Joe Smith - 1 (0.03%)
  • Benjamin Spock - 1 (0.03%)
  • Patrick Tavolacci - 1 (0.03%)
  • George Wallace - 1 (0.03%)
  • 1976 Democratic presidential primaries

  • Jimmy Carter - 6,235,609 (39.27%)
  • Jerry Brown - 2,449,374 (15.43%)
  • George Wallace - 1,955,388 (12.31%)
  • Mo Udall - 1,611,754 (10.15%)
  • Henry M. Jackson - 1,134,375 (7.14%)
  • Frank Church - 830,818 (5.23%)
  • Robert Byrd - 340,309 (2.14%)
  • Sargent Shriver - 304,399 (1.92%)
  • Unpledged - 283,437 (1.79%)
  • Ellen McCormack - 238,027 (1.50%)
  • Fred R. Harris - 234,568 (1.48%)
  • Milton Shapp - 88,254 (0.56%)
  • Birch Bayh - 86,438 (0.54%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 61,992 (0.39%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 19,805 (0.13%)
  • Lloyd Bentsen - 4,046 (0.03%)
  • Terry Sanford - 404 (0.00%)
  • 1976 Democratic National Convention (Presidential tally)

  • Jimmy Carter - 2,239 (74.48%)
  • Mo Udall - 330 (10.98%)
  • Jerry Brown - 301 (10.01%)
  • George Wallace - 57 (1.90%)
  • Ellen McCormack - 22 (0.73%)
  • Frank Church - 19 (0.63%)
  • Hubert Humphrey - 10 (0.33%)
  • Henry M. Jackson - 10 (0.33%)
  • Fred R. Harris - 9 (0.30%)
  • Milton Shapp - 2 (0.07%)
  • Robert Byrd, Cesar Chavez, Leon Jaworski, Barbara Jordan, Ted Kennedy, Jennings Randolph, Fred Stover - each 1 vote (0.03%)
  • United States presidential election, 1976

  • Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale (D) - 40,831,881 (50.1%) and 297 electoral votes (23 states and D.C. carried)
  • Gerald Ford/Bob Dole (R) - 39,148,634 (48.0%) and 240 electoral votes (27 states carried)
  • Ronald Reagan/Bob Dole (R) - 1 electoral vote (faithless elector)
  • Eugene McCarthy (Independent) - 740,460 (0.9%)
  • Roger MacBride/David Bergland (Libertarian) - 172,553 (0.2%)
  • Lester Maddox/William Dyke (American Independent) - 170,274 (0.2%)
  • Thomas J. Anderson/Rufus Shackelford (American) - 158,271 (0.2%)
  • Peter Camejo/Willie Mae Reid (Socialist Workers) - 90,986 (0.1%)
  • 1980 Democratic presidential primaries

  • Jimmy Carter (inc.) - 10,043,016 (51.13%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 7,381,693 (37.58%)
  • Unpledged - 1,288,423 (6.56%)
  • Jerry Brown - 575,296 (2.93%)
  • Lyndon LaRouche - 177,784 (0.91%)
  • Cliff Finch - 48,032 (0.25%)
  • 1980 Democratic National Convention (Presidential tally)

  • Jimmy Carter (inc.) - 2,123 (64.04%)
  • Ted Kennedy - 1,151 (34.72%)
  • William Proxmire - 10 (0.30%)
  • Koryne Kaneski Horbal - 5 (0.15%)
  • Scott M. Matheson, Sr. - 5 (0.15%)
  • Ron Dellums - 3 (0.09%)
  • Robert Byrd - 2 (0.06%)
  • John Culver - 2 (0.06%)
  • Kent Hance - 2 (0.06%)
  • Jennings Randolph - 2 (0.06%)
  • Warren Spannaus - 2 (0.06%)
  • Alice Tripp - 2 (0.06%)
  • Jerry Brown - 1 (0.03%)
  • Dale Bumpers - 1 (0.03%)
  • Hugh L. Carey - 1 (0.03%)
  • Walter Mondale - 1 (0.03%)
  • Edmund Muskie - 1 (0.03%)
  • Thomas J. Steed - 1 (0.03%)
  • New York Liberal Party presidential convention, 1980

  • John B. Anderson - 85,590 (87.67%)
  • Jimmy Carter - 9,896 (10.14%)
  • Abstaining - 2,142 (2.19%)
  • United States presidential election, 1980

  • Ronald Reagan/George H. W. Bush (R) - 43,903,230 (50.7%) and 489 electoral votes (44 states carried)
  • Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale (D) (inc.) - 35,480,115 (41.0%) and 49 electoral votes (6 states and D.C. carried)
  • John B. Anderson/Patrick Joseph Lucey (Independent) - 5,719,850 (6.6%)
  • Ed Clark/David H. Koch (Libertarian) - 921,128 (1.1%)
  • Barry Commoner/LaDonna Harris (Citizens) - 233,052 (0.3%)
  • Others - 252,303 (0.3%)
  • References

    Electoral history of Jimmy Carter Wikipedia


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