Carter and his running mate, then-Senator Walter Mondale, won the electoral votes of most of the Southern U.S., including his home state of Georgia, where he took home more than 60% of the votes.
Ford never won a presidential race and had only been president for about two years at the time of the election. As vice president, he became president when former President Richard Nixon resigned in 1974.
Former President Carter, who is now 99, has spent the last 47 years as a diplomat, humanitarian, author and more.
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter got married in 1946, soon after graduating from high school. They had four children: Jack Carter, born in 1947; James Carter, born in 1950; Donnel Carter, born in 1952; and Amy Carter, born in 1967.
According to Know Your Meme, treating Ohio as a joke started in 2016 after the meme "Ohio vs the world" went viral on Tumblr. User @screenshotsofdespair posted a photo of a digital marquee in an unknown city that read, "Ohio will be eliminated."