United States Senate Election in Maryland, 1976
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United States Senate Election in Maryland, 1976
1976 United States Senate election in Maryland

← 1970 November 2, 1976 1982 →
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Nominee Paul Sarbanes J. Glenn Beall Jr.
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 772,101 530,439
Percentage 56.6% 38.9%

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County Results

Sarbanes:      40-50%      50-60%      70-80%

Beall:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%

The 1976 United States Senate election in Maryland took place on November 2, 1976. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Glenn Beall Jr. ran for re-election to a second term, but was defeated by Democratic challenger Paul Sarbanes.

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Paul Sarbanes 772,101 56.55%
Republican John Glenn Beall Jr. (incumbent) 530,439 38.85%
Independent Bruce Bradley 62,750 4.60%
Majority 241,662 17.70%
Turnout 1,365,290
Democratic gain from Republican

See also

References


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