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United States Senate election in North Dakota, 1986

United States Senate election in North Dakota, 1986

November 4, 1986

 
Nominee Kent Conrad Mark Andrews
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 143,932 141,812
Percentage 49.8% 49.1%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Mark Andrews
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Kent Conrad
Democratic

The 1986 United States Senate election in North Dakota was held November 4, 1986. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mark Andrews lost re-election to a second term to Dem-NPL nominee Kent Conrad.

Contents

  • Major candidates 1
    • Dem-NPL 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
  • Campaign 2
  • Results 3
  • Notes 4

Major candidates

Dem-NPL

Republican

Campaign

Andrews lost re-election by just over 2,000[1] votes after a rigorous campaign involving personal attacks and other strategies.

Results

General election results
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Kent Conrad 143,932 49.80
Republican Mark Andrews (incumbent) 141,812 49.07
Independent Anna B. Bourgois 3,269 1.13
Majority
Democratic gain from Republican Swing
Turnout 289,013

Notes

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1986election.pdf
  • 1986 North Dakota U.S. Senate Election results
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