County and independent city results
Byrd: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70% 70–80% 80–90%
Zumwalt: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70%
|Elections in Virginia|
The 1976 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 2, 1976. Incumbent Senator Harry F. Byrd Jr. was re-elected to a second term over retired Admiral Elmo Zumwalt and state legislator Martin H. Perper. As of 2022, this is the last statewide race in Virginia that was won by an independent.
|Independent||Harry F. Byrd Jr. (incumbent)||890,778||57.19%||+3.65%|
|Independent Republican||Martin H. Perper||70,559||4.53%|