1986 United States Senate election in Connecticut

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United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1986

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Nominee Chris Dodd Roger Eddy
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 632,695 340,438
Percentage 64.8% 34.9%

Connecticut Election Results by County, all Democratic.svg
County Results

U.S. Senator before election

Chris Dodd

Elected U.S. Senator

Chris Dodd

The 1986 United States Senate election in Connecticut took place on November 3, 1986, alongside other elections to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Dodd won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates[edit]



  • Roger Eddy, Republican National Committeeman[1]


Connecticut United States Senate election, 1986[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Christ Dodd (Incumbent) 632,695 64.8%
Republican Roger Eddy 340,438 34.9%
Independent Edward J. McCallum, Jr. 3,800 0.4%

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