1986 United States Senate election in Ohio

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United States Senate election in Ohio, 1986

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  John Glenn 97th Congress 1981 (cropped).jpg Tom Kindness 97th Congress 1981 (cropped).jpg
Nominee John Glenn Tom Kindness
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,949,208 1,171,893
Percentage 62.5% 37.6%

Ohio US Senate Election Results by County, 1986.svg
Election results by county
     50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Kindness:      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. Senator before election

John Glenn

Elected U.S. Senator

John Glenn

The 1986 United States Senate election in Ohio took place on November 3, 1986. It was concurrent with elections to the United States House of Representatives. Incumbent Democratic U.S Senator John Glenn won re-election to a third term.

Major candidates[edit]




OhioUnited States Senate election, 1986[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Glenn (Incumbent) 1,949,208 62.5%
Republican Tom Kindness 1,171,893 37.6%
Independent Kathleen M. Button 59 0.0%
Independent William M. Harris 29 0.0%

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