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United States Senate election in Delaware, 1988

United States Senate election in Delaware, 1988

November 8, 1988

 
Nominee William V. Roth Shien Biau Woo
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 151,115 92,378
Percentage 62.1% 37.9%

U.S. Senator before election

William V. Roth
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

William V. Roth
Republican

The 1988 United States Senate election in Delaware was held on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator William V. Roth won re-election to a fourth term.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic Party primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic S. B. Woo 20,225 50.09%
Democratic Samuel Beard 20,154 49.91%
Totals 40,379 100.00%

General election

Candidates

Results

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican William V. Roth (inc.) 151,115 62.06% +6.89%
Democratic S.B. Woo 92,378 37.94% -6.27%
Majority 58,737 24.12% +13.15%
Turnout 243,493
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ http://elections.delaware.gov/information/electionresults/pdfs/1988.pdf
  2. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1988election.pdf
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