From Tuesday November 2nd and Wednesday November 3rd, 1976 ABC News Coverage of Election Night 1976. Jimmy Carter was Elected as the 39th President of the United States.

Democrat: F.M.R Georgia Governor, Jimmy Carter (297 Electoral Votes)

Republican: President, Gerald R. Ford (240 Electoral Votes)

– Coverage runs from 7.00 P.M E.T – 4.54 A.M E.T

– Carter is declared the winner at 3:30 A.M E.T/ @4:35:55 into the video