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Republican Party presidential primaries, 1976

The 1976 Republican presidential primaries were the selection process by which voters of the Republican Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 1976 U.S. presidential election.

1972 United States 1980
Republican Party Presidential Primaries, 1976
January 19 to June 8, 1976
Gerald Ford.jpg Official Portrait of President Reagan 1981.jpg
Nominee 'Gerald Ford' Ronald Reagan
Party Republican Republican
Home state Michigan California
Contests won 27 23
Popular vote 5,529,899 4,760,222
Percentage 53.3% 45.9%
Republican Party presidential primaries, 1976

Shading indicates level of support; darker colors signify a win by 60% or more, lighter colors show a plurality or bare majority.

Incumbent President
Gerald Ford
President-Elect
Gerald Ford
To Be Determined

Current President Gerald Ford was selected as the nominee through a series of primary elections and caucuses which was held in the 1976 Republican National Convention. It was held from August 16 to August 19, 1976 in Kansas City, Missouri. The 1976 primary was the first Republican primary to hold primaries in every state, the Democrats held the first nationwide primary in 1972.

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