1984 United States Senate election in Kentucky
McConnell: 50–60% 60–70% 70–80% 80–90%
Huddleston: 50–60% 60–70% 70–80% 80–90%
|Elections in Kentucky|
The 1984 United States Senate election in Kentucky was held on November 5, 1984. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Walter Huddleston ran for reelection to a third term, but was defeated by Republican Mitch McConnell by less than 0.5%.
- Walter Huddleston, incumbent U.S. Senator
Huddleston was unopposed in the Democratic Party's primary.
- Mitch McConnell, Jefferson County Executive
- Roger Harker
- Tommy Klein, perennial candidate
- Thurman Jerome Hamlin, perennial candidate
|Republican||C. Roger Harker||3,798||7.62%|
|Republican||Thurman Jerome Hamlin||3,202||6.43%|
- Walter Huddleston (D), incumbent U.S. Senator
- Mitch McConnell (R), Jefferson County Executive
- Dave Welters (SW)
|Democratic||Walter Huddleston (Incumbent)||639,721||49.50%||-11.48%|
|Socialist Workers||Dave Welters||7,696||0.60%|
|Republican gain from Democratic||Swing|
- "Kentucky State Board of Elections Welcome to the State Board of Elections". Elect.ky.gov. Archived from the original on 2010-11-13. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
- Clerk of the United States House of Representatives (1985). "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 6, 1984" (PDF). U.S. Government Printing Office.