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United States Senate election in Illinois, 1986

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United States Senate election in Illinois, 1986

United States Senate election in Illinois, 1986

November 4, 1986

Nominee Alan J. Dixon Judy Koehler
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 2,033,783 1,053,734
Percentage 65.1% 33.7%

U.S. Senator before election

Alan J. Dixon

Elected U.S. Senator

Alan J. Dixon

The 1986 United States Senate election in Illinois was held on November 4, 1986. The incumbent Democrat U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates




Illinois United States Senate election, 1986[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Alan Dixon 2,033,783 65.1
Republican Judy Koehler 1,053,734 33.7
Independent Einar V. Dyhrkopp 15,804 0.5
Libertarian Donald M. Parrish, Jr. 13,891 0.5
Socialist Workers Omari Musa 5,671 0.2


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