1982 United States Senate Election in Virginia
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1982 United States Senate Election in Virginia
1982 United States Senate election in Virginia

← 1976 November 2, 1982 1988 →
Turnout35.7% (voting eligible)[1]
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Nominee Paul Trible Dick Davis
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 724,571 690,839
Percentage 51.2% 48.8%

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County and Independent City Results


Trible:      50-60%      60-70%      80-90%
Davis:      50-60%      60-70%

     70-80%

The 1982 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 2, 1982. U.S. Representative from Virginia's 1st district, Paul Trible replaced Independent Senator Harry F. Byrd Jr., who was stepping down after three terms.

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

United States Senate election in Virginia, 1982[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Paul Trible 724,571 51.18% +51.18%
Democratic Dick Davis 690,839 48.80% +10.53%
Write-ins 212 0.01%
Majority 33,732 2.38% -16.55%
Turnout 1,415,622
Republican gain from Independent Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ Dr. Michael McDonald (March 25, 2013). "Turnout 1980-2012". George Mason University. Archived from the original on October 30, 2012. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1982election.pdf



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