1982 United States Senate election in Washington

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Nominee Henry M. Jackson Douglas Jewett King Lysen
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Popular vote 943,665 332,273 72,297
Percentage 69.0% 24.3% 5.3%

Washington Senate Election Results by County, 1982.svg
County results
Jackson:      40-50%      60-70%      70-80%

U.S. senator before election

Henry M. Jackson
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Henry M. Jackson
Democratic

The 1982 United States Senate election in Washington was held on November 2, 1982. Incumbent Democrat Henry M. Jackson defeated Republican nominee Douglas Jewett with 68.96% of the vote.

Primary election

Primary elections were held on September 14, 1982.[1]

Candidates

Results

1982 United States Senate primary election in Washington[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry M. Jackson (incumbent) 450,580 66.23%
Republican Douglas Jewett 73,616 10.82%
Independent King Lysen 31,186 4.58%
Independent Jesse Chiang 12,514 1.84%
Republican Larry Penberthy 46,037 6.77%
Republican Ken Talbott 15,581 2.29%
Republican Patrick Sean McGowan 13,054 1.92%
Republican C.E. Stites 7,542 1.11%
Democratic James Sherwood Stokes 7,101 1.04%
Democratic William H. Davis 6,764 0.99%
Democratic John Patric 5,408 0.80%
Democratic Arthur Bauder 4,762 0.70%
Republican Clarice Privette 3,221 0.47%
Socialist Workers Chris Remple 3,006 0.44%
Total votes 680,372 100.00%

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1982 United States Senate election in Washington[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Henry M. Jackson (incumbent) 943,665 68.96%
Republican Douglas Jewett 332,273 24.28%
Independent King Lysen 72,297 5.28%
Independent Jesse Chiang 20,251 1.48%
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "September 1982 Primary". Sos.wa.gov. Retrieved 2018-11-19.
  2. ^ "November 1982 General". Sos.wa.gov. Retrieved November 19, 2018.