Jimmy Carter Candidate

Born: October 1, 1924
Plains, Georgia
Sumpter County
United States
Resided: Plains, Georgia
Sumpter County
Death: --
Gender: Man
Occupation: Peanut farmer
Military Service: U.S. Navy (1946-1953). U.S. Naval Reserve (Lieutenant, 1953-1961).
Political Party: Democrat; Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Offices Held: Georgia State Senator: HD 14 (1963-1967). Georgia Governor (1971-1975). U.S. President (1977-1981).
Sources: White House biography.
Photo of Jimmy Carter
Photo of Jimmy Carter
U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Navy. Minneapolis Tribune, November 17, 1975 (p. A4).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 2 2
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/04/1980 President / Vice President General Democratic-Farmer-Labor 954,174 46.50% Won
11/02/1976 President / Vice President General Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,070,440 54.90% Won