|‹ 1972 1980 ›|
|United States presidential election, 1976|
|November 2, 1976|
|Nominee||Robert Kennedy||Henry Jackson|
|Home state||New York||Washington|
|Running mate||Jimmy Carter||Ronald Reagan|
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.