1978 United States Senate election in Georgia

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United States Senate election in Georgia, 1978

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Nominee Sam Nunn John Stokes
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 536,320 108,808
Percentage 83.1% 16.9%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Sam Nunn
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Sam Nunn
Democratic

The 1978 United States Senate election in Georgia was held on November 7, 1978. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Sam Nunn won re-election to a second term.[1]

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Sam Nunn 536,320 83.13% +29.17%
Republican John W. Stokes 108,808 16.87% -29.14%
Majority 427,512 66.27% +58.32%
Turnout 645,128

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