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United States Senate election in Texas, 1978


United States Senate election in Texas, 1978

United States Senate election in Texas, 1978

November 7, 1978

Nominee John G. Tower Bob Krueger
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,151,376 1,139,149
Percentage 49.8% 49.3%

U.S. Senator before election

John G. Tower

Elected U.S. Senator

John G. Tower

The 1978 United States Senate election in Texas was held on November 7, 1978. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John G. Tower won re-election to a fourth term.


  • Major candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
  • Results 2
  • References 3

Major candidates




General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Tower 1,151,376 49.8
Democratic Bob Krueger 1,139,149 49.3


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