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United States Senate election in Washington, 1986

United States Senate election in Washington, 1986

November 3, 1986

Nominee Brock Adams Slade Gorton
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 677,471 650,931
Percentage 50.7% 48.7%

Senator before election

Slade Gorton

Elected Senator

Brock Adams

The 1986 United States Senate election in Washington was held on November 3, 1986. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Slade Gorton lost re-election to U.S. Congressman Brock Adams.

Major candidates




United States Senate election in Washington, 1986[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brock Adams 677,471 50.66%
Republican Slade Gorton 650,931 48.67%
Socialist Workers Jill Fein 8,965 0.67%


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