Select all that apply. The following is true of the 1976 Republican convention:
Select all that apply.
- Option 1
- Neither candidate won enough primaries to secure the nomination. True. Reagan won 23 states and 45% of the delegates, coming up short from Ford’s 27 states and 53% of the delegates.
- Option 2
- The Reagan team proposed a rules change that would require the potential nominees to announce their running mates before the roll call vote for President. True. Ford had announced his intention to drop incumbent Vice President (VP) Nelson Rockefeller from the ticket, but had yet to announce a running mate by the time the convention came around.
- Option 3
- Ford won the party's nomination. True. Ford secured his party's nomination by just over 100 votes out of a total of over 2000 cast.
- Option 4
- Reagan won the nomination. False. Ford secured his nomination by just over 100 votes out of a total of over 2000 cast.