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Jimmy Carter (D)

US Elections

How Groups Voted in 1976

Gerald Ford (R)

       
1976
Group
Carter
Ford

All Voters

Pct.
50%
48%
SEX
Men
51
52
48
Women
49
52
48
RACE
White
89
48
52
African-American
9
83
17
Hispanic
1
82
18
AGE
18-21
9
49
51
22-29
23
56
44
30-44
29
52
48
45-59
26
48
52
60 & over
14
48
52
INCOME
<$8,000
17
62
38
$8-12,000
24
57
43
$12,001-20,000
35
50
50
Over $20,000
24
38
62
UNION HOUSEHOLD
Yes
29
62
38
No
71
48
52
REGION
East
28
54
46
Midwest
30
49
51
South
23
54
46
West
18
50
50
PARTY
Democrat
37
80
20
Republican
22
11
89
Independent
41
48
52
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Liberal
20
74
26
Moderate
49
53
47
Conservative
31
30
70

Notes: Survey by CBS News.
Sample of 15,300 voters as they left voting booths on Election Day, November 2, 1976
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