1980 United States Senate election in Arkansas

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United States Senate election in Arkansas, 1980

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  Dale Bumpers.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Dale Bumpers William Clark
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 477,905 360,576
Percentage 57.0% 43.0%

U.S. Senator before election

Dale Bumpers

Elected U.S. Senator

Dale Bumpers

The 1980 United States Senate election in Arkansas was held November 4, 1980. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Dale Bumpers won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates[edit]



  • William Clark, real estate broker


Arkansas Senate election 1980[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dale Bumpers 477,905 57.0%
Republican Bill Clark 360,576 43.0%
Independent Walter McCarty 331 0.0%

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