1972 Flag of the United States 1980
United States presidential election, 1976
November 2, 1976
Robert-Kennedy Henry Jackson CDM
Nominee Robert Kennedy Henry Jackson
Party Independent Independent
Home state New York Washington
Running mate Jimmy Carter Ronald Reagan
Electoral vote 297 240
States carried 23 25
Percentage 50.1% 48.0%

The United States presidential election of 1976 was the 47th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976. Incumbent President Robert Kennedy defeated challenger Henry Jackson.

This was the first competitive election since the general abolition of the main political parties in 1972.