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United States Senate election in Wisconsin, 1986

United States Senate election in Wisconsin, 1986

November 3, 1986

Nominee Bob Kasten Ed Garvey
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 754,573 702,963
Percentage 50.9% 47.4%

U.S. Senator before election

Bob Kasten

Elected U.S. Senator

Bob Kasten

The 1986 United States Senate election in Wisconsin was held on November 3, 1986. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Bob Kasten won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates


  • Ed Garvey, former Deputy Attorney General of Wisconsin



General election results
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bob Kasten (incumbent) 754,573 50.9
Democratic Ed Garvey 702,963 47.4


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