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Alabama gubernatorial election, 1974

Alabama gubernatorial election, 1974

November 5, 1974

Nominee George Wallace Elvin McCary
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 497,574 88,381
Percentage 83.16% 14.77%

Governor before election

George Wallace


George Wallace

The 1974 Alabama gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 1974. Incumbent Republican opponent, businessman Elvin McCary.


  • Democratic primary 1
  • Republican primary 2
  • Results 3
  • References 4

Democratic primary

  • George Wallace, incumbent Governor

Republican primary


Alabama gubernatorial election, 1974[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Wallace (Incumbent) 497,574 83.16
Republican Elvin McCary 88,381 14.77
Prohibition Jim Partain 12,350 2.06
Total votes 598,305 100
Democratic hold


  1. ^ "1974 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Alabama". U.S.Election Atlas. Retrieved June 27, 2015. 
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