1986 United States Senate Election in Washington
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1986 United States Senate Election in Washington
1986 United States Senate election in Washington

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  Brockman Adams (cropped).jpg Bio gorton.jpg
Nominee Brock Adams Slade Gorton
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 677,471 650,931
Percentage 50.7% 48.7%

1986 United States Senate election in Washington results map by county.svg
County results
Adams:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%
Gorton:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%

U.S. senator before election

Slade Gorton
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Brock Adams
Democratic

The 1986 United States Senate election in Washington was held on November 3, 1986. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Slade Gorton ran for re-election, but was defeated by former Transportation Secretary Brock Adams. However, Gorton would later be returned to Washington's other Senate seat in 1988.

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

1986 United States Senate election in Washington[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brock Adams 677,471 50.66%
Republican Slade Gorton (incumbent) 650,931 48.67%
Socialist Workers Jill Fein 8,965 0.67%
Total votes 1,337,367 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

See also

References


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