The presidential election of 1976 followed the resignation of President Richard Nixon in the wake of the Watergate scandal. It favored the relatively unknown former governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter over Ford who was saddled with a slow economy and paid a political price for his pardon of Nixon. Carter, running as a Washington outsider and reformer, won a narrow victory. He was the first president elected from the Deep South since Zachary Taylor in 1848.

The presidential election of 1976 followed the resignation of President Richard Nixon in the wake of the Watergate scandal. It favored the relatively unknown former governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter over Ford who was saddled with a slow economy and paid a political price for his pardon of Nixon. Carter, running as a Washington outsider and reformer, won a narrow victory. He was the first president elected from the Deep South since Zachary Taylor in 1848.

1976 Presidential ELECTION Handbook- Jimmy Carter vs. Gerald Ford- Hard to Find Collectible

1976 Presidential ELECTION Handbook- Jimmy Carter vs. Gerald Ford- Hard to Find Collectible- Political History-Presidential Memorabilia

The United States presidential election of 1976 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976. The winne...

The United States presidential election of 1976 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976. The winne...

1976 Presidential Election Result: Jimmy Carter (Democratic) - 297 electoral votes beat Gerald Ford (Republican) - 240 electoral votes, Popular Vote,

1976 Presidential Election Result: Jimmy Carter (Democratic) - 297 electoral votes beat Gerald Ford (Republican) - 240 electoral votes, Popular Vote,

Princess Caroline of Monaco (R) and Princess Grace of Monaco gather 02 November 1976 in Radio-France building during the US presidential election night. The US presidential election of 1976 followed the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon in the wake of the Watergate scandal. It pitted incumbent President Gerald Ford against the relatively unknown former governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter who won the election.

Princess Caroline of Monaco (R) and Princess Grace of Monaco gather 02 November 1976 in Radio-France building during the US presidential election night. The US presidential election of 1976 followed the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon in the wake of the Watergate scandal. It pitted incumbent President Gerald Ford against the relatively unknown former governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter who won the election.

Robert Joseph "Bob" Dole is an American politician who represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996 and in the House of Representatives from 1961 to 1969. In the 1976 presidential election, Dole was the Republican Party nominee for Vice President and incumbent President Gerald Ford's running mate. In the presidential election of 1996, Dole was the Republican nominee for President, unsuccessfully challenging incumbent President Bill Clinton.

Robert Joseph "Bob" Dole is an American politician who represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996 and in the House of Representatives from 1961 to 1969. In the 1976 presidential election, Dole was the Republican Party nominee for Vice President and incumbent President Gerald Ford's running mate. In the presidential election of 1996, Dole was the Republican nominee for President, unsuccessfully challenging incumbent President Bill Clinton.

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