1986 United States Senate election in Idaho

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United States Senate election in Idaho, 1986

← 1980 November 4, 1986 1992 →
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Nominee Steve Symms John V. Evans
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 196,958 185,066
Percentage 51.6% 48.4%

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County Results
Symms:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Evans:      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. Senator before election

Steve Symms
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Steve Symms
Republican

The 1986 United States Senate election in Idaho took place on November 4, 1986 alongside other elections to the United States Senate in other states as well as elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Steve Symms won re-election to a second term.

Candidates[edit]

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Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Steve Symms (Incumbent) 196,958 51.56% +1.81%
Democratic John V. Evans 185,066 48.44% -0.33%
Majority 11,892 3.11% +2.14%
Turnout 382,024
Republican hold Swing

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