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Jimmy Carter wins 1976 Iowa caucus


From the archives: In 1976, former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter made a name for himself by winning the Iowa caucus with 27 percent of the vote. Carter’s strong showing put him on the road to the Democratic nomination, and it put the Iowa Caucuses – until then an election year footnote – on the political map.