Electoral Points Proposal
1976 United States Presidential Election (Tuesday November 2nd)


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SOURCES: Wikipedia - 1976 United States Presidential Election    David Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections - 1976

154,000 Electoral Points - 77,010 pts needed to win

   Under each candidate (L  R): Pop. Vote Percentage - Electoral Points earned

   -----------------             Jimmy E.          Gerald R.         Roger L.
   State | Electoral             Carter            Ford              MacBride
         | Votes                 Democrat          Republican        Libertarian


  Group E (1st priority - 5,000 pts each, 50,000 pts total)


  41. South Dakota (4)           48.91%  2,463     50.39%  2,537      0.54%    ---

  42. Tennessee (10)             55.94%  2,829     42.94%  2,171      0.09%    ---

  43. Texas (26)                 51.14%  2,580     47.97%  2,420      0.01%    ---

  44. Utah (4)                   33.65%  1,751     62.44%  3,249      0.45%    ---

  45. Vermont (3)                43.14%  2,213     54.34%  2,787

  46. Virginia (12)              47.96%  2,467     49.26%  2,533      0.27%    ---

  47. Washington (9)             46.11%  2,399     50.00%  2,601      0.32%    ---

  48. West Virginia (6)          58.07%  2,904     41.93%  2,096

  49. Wisconsin (11)             49.50%  2,543     47.83%  2,457      1.18%    ---

  50. Wyoming (3)                39.81%  2,008     59.30%  2,992      0.06%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (50,000)                   24,157            25,843               000

      Needed to Win - 77,010     Carter-D          Ford-R            MacBride-Lib



  Group A (2nd priority - 4,000 pts each, 44,000 pts total)


   1. Alabama (9)                55.73%  2,267     42.61%  1,733      0.13%    ---

   2. Alaska (3)                 35.65%  1,440     57.90%  2,338      5.49%    222

   3. Arizona (6)                39.80%  1,655     56.37%  2,345      1.03%    ---

   4. Arkansas (6)               64.94%  2,601     34.93%  1,399

   5. California (45)            47.57%  1,964     49.35%  2,036      0.72%    ---

   6. Colorado (7)               42.58%  1,763     54.05%  2,237      0.49%    ---

   7. Connecticut (8)            46.90%  1,896     52.06%  2,104
  
   8. Delaware (3)               51.98%  2,110     46.57%  1,890

   9. Florida (17)               51.93%  2,107     46.64%  1,893

  10. Georgia (12)               66.74%  2,678     32.96%  1,322      0.01%    ---

  DC. D.C. (3)                   81.63%  3,000     16.51%  1,000      0.16%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (94,000)                   47,638            46,140               222

      Needed to Win - 77,010     Carter-D          Ford-R            MacBride-Lib



  Group B (3rd priority - 3,000 pts each, 30,000 pts total)


  11. Hawaii (4)                 50.59%  1,539     48.06%  1,461      1.35%    ---

  12. Idaho (4)                  37.12%  1,148     59.88%  1,852      1.04%    ---

  13. Illinois (26)              48.13%  1,470     50.10%  1,530      0.17%    ---

  14. Indiana (13)               45.70%  1,385     53.32%  1,615

  15. Iowa (8)                   48.46%  1,485     49.47%  1,515      0.11%    ---

  16. Kansas (7)                 44.94%  1,384     52.49%  1,616      0.34%    ---

  17. Kentucky (9)               52.75%  1,610     45.57%  1,390      0.07%    ---

  18. Louisiana (10)             51.73%  1,589     45.95%  1,411      0.26%    ---

  19. Maine (4)                  48.07%  1,487     48.91%  1,513

  20. Maryland (10)              53.04%  1,591     46.96%  1,409

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (124,000)                  62,326            61,452               222

      Needed to Win - 77,010     Carter-D          Ford-R            MacBride-Lib




  Group C (4th priority - 2,000 pts each, 20,000 pts total)


  21. Massachusetts (14)         56.11%  1,162     40.44%    838      0.01%    ---

  22. Michigan (21)              46.44%    945     51.83%  1,055      0.15%    ---

  23. Minnesota (10)             54.90%  1,133     42.02%    867      0.18%    ---

  24. Mississippi (7)            49.56%  1,019     47.68%    981      0.36%    ---

  25. Missouri (12)              51.10%  1,037     47.47%    963

  26. Montana (4)                45.40%    924     52.84%  1,076 

  27. Nebraska (5)               38.46%    787     59.19%  1,213      0.24%    ---

  28. Nevada (3)                 45.81%    955     50.17%  1,045      0.75%    ---

  29. New Hampshire (4)          43.47%    885     54.75%  1,115      0.28%    ---

  30. New Jersey (17)            47.92%    978     50.08%  1,022      0.31%    ---

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      So Far (144,000)                  72,151            71,627               222

      Needed to Win - 77,010     Carter-D          Ford-R            MacBride-Lib



  Group D (5th priority - 1,000 pts each, 10,000 pts total)


  31. New Mexico (4)             48.28%    488     50.75%    512      0.27%    ---

  32. New York (41)              51.95%    522     47.52%    478      0.19%    ---

  33. North Carolina (13)        55.27%    556     44.22%    444      0.13%    ---

  34. North Dakota (3)           45.80%    470     51.66%    530      0.09%    ---

  35. Ohio (25)                  48.92%    501     48.65%    499      0.22%    ---

  36. Oklahoma (8)               48.75%    494     49.96%    506      1.29%    ---

  37. Oregon (6)                 47.62%    499     47.78%    501

  38. Pennsylvania (27)          50.40%    514     47.73%    486

  39. Rhode Island (4)           55.36%    557     44.08%    443      0.17%    ---

  40. South Carolina (8)         56.17%    566     43.13%    434

  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      TOTAL - 154,000                   77,318            76,460               222

      Needed to Win - 77,010     Carter-D          Ford-R            MacBride-Lib

      Finish Order               WINNER-1st        2nd               3rd

      Percentage of Points       50.20649%         49.64935%         0.14416%


      Carter Ford Ratios -- Electoral Points: 1.011222-1  ...  Electoral Votes: 1.237500-1


      Need-to-Win Ratios (Final Tally vs Minimum Needed) ...

       Electoral Points (77,318 - 77,010): 1.003999-1

       Electoral Votes (297 - 270): 1.100000-1


      Electoral Votes (538)            297 (55.20446%)   240 (44.60967%)   None    ***
      |
      |------ Actual (1976)            Carter-D          Ford-R            MacBride-Lib
      |
      Popular Votes (81,531,584)       40,831,881        39,148,634        172,553

      Pctage of Pop. Votes             50.08106%         48.01653%         0.21164%

      *** = One faithless Republican elector in the state of Washington chose Ronald Reagan
            instead of Gerald Ford.






Electoral Points Proposal
1976 United States Presidential Election (Tuesday November 2nd)


1972    <<<    Electoral Points Proposal - Home    >>>    1980


SOURCES: Wikipedia - 1976 United States Presidential Election    David Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections - 1976

154,000 Electoral Points - 77,010 pts needed to win


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