Washington gubernatorial election, 1976

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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.

Washington gubernatorial election, 1976
Washington (state)
November 2, 1976
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Nominee Dixy Lee Ray John Spellman
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 821,797 687,039
Percentage 53.14% 44.43%

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County results

Governor before election

Daniel J. Evans
Republican

Elected Governor

Dixy Lee Ray
Democratic

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

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