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United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1992

United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1992

November 3, 1992
(October 3, 1992)

 
Nominee John Breaux Jon Khachaturian Lyle Stocksill
Party Democratic Independent Republican
Popular vote 616,021 74,785 69,986
Percentage 73.07% 8.87% 8.30%

 
Nominee Nick Joseph Accardo
Party Democratic
Popular vote 45,839
Percentage 5.44%

U.S. Senator before election

John Breaux
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

John Breaux
Democratic

The 1992 United States Senate election in Louisiana took place on November 3, 1992. Incumbent Democratic senator John Breaux won a majority in Louisiana's jungle primary on October 3, 1992, winning reelection to another term.

Major candidates

Democratic

  • John Breaux, incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Nick Joseph Accardo

Republican

  • Lyle Stocksill
  • Fred Clegg Strong

Independent

  • Jon Khachaturian

Results

Jungle primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Breaux 616,021 73.07%
Independent Jon Khachaturian 74,785 8.87%
Republican Lyle Stocksill 69,986 8.30%
Democratic Nick Joseph Accardo 45,839 5.44%
Republican Fred Clegg Strong 36,406 4.32%
Majority 541,236 64.20%
Turnout 843,037
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/10031992/10031992_Congressional.html


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