Washington gubernatorial election, 1976

Last updated on 8 September 2017

The State of Washington holds its gubernatorial election every fourth year, concurrent with the United States presidential election. This election was especially significant in that Washington elected its first female governor, Dixy Lee Ray.

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Dixy Lee Ray.jpg
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JohnDSpellman.jpg
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General election results

Governor of Washington election, 1976[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic (Wash.) Dixy Lee Ray 821,797 53.14
Republican (Wash.) John Spellman 687,039 44.43

References

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