1982 United States Senate election in Arizona

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United States Senate election in Arizona, 1982

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Nominee Dennis DeConcini Pete Dunn
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 411,970 291,749
Percentage 56.9% 40.3%

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U.S. Senate election results map.
Blue denotes counties won by DeConcini.
Red denotes those won by Dunn.

U.S. Senator before election

Dennis DeConcini
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Dennis DeConcini
Democratic

The 1982 United States Senate election in Arizona took place on November 2, 1982. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Dennis DeConcini won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

  • Pete Dunn, State Representative

Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Dennis DeConcini (Incumbent) 411,970 56.91% +2.90%
Republican Peter Dunn 291,749 40.30% -3.04%
Libertarian Randall Clamons 20,100 2.78% +1.79%
Write-ins 66 0.01%
Majority 120,221 16.61% +5.94%
Turnout 723,885
Democratic hold Swing

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