Conrad: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70%
Andrews: 40–50% 50–60%
|Elections in North Dakota|
The 1986 United States Senate election in North Dakota was held on November 4, 1986. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mark Andrews ran for re-election to a second term, but was defeated by Democratic-NPL nominee Kent Conrad.
Andrews lost re-election by just over 2,000 votes after a rigorous campaign involving personal attacks and other strategies
|Republican||Mark Andrews (incumbent)||141,812||49.07%|
|Independent||Anna B. Bourgois||3,269||1.13%|
|Democratic-NPL gain from Republican|