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United States Senate election in New York, 1982

United States Senate election in New York, 1982

November 2, 1982

Nominee Pat Moynihan Florence Sullivan
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 3,232,146 1,696,766
Percentage 65.1% 34.2%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Pat Moynihan

Elected U.S. Senator

Pat Moynihan

The 1982 United States Senate election in New York was held on November 2, 1982. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates



  • Florence Sullivan, Assemblywoman from New York's 20th Assembly District (since 1979)


General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Daniel Patrick “Pat” Moynihan (Incumbent) 3,232,146 65.1
Republican Florence Sullivan 1,696,766 34.2
Libertarian James J. McKeown 23,379 0.5
Socialist Workers Steven Wattenmaker 15,206 0.5


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