Electoral history of Robert Byrd

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Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV)

Electoral history of Robert Byrd, senior United States Senator from West Virginia (1959–2010), President pro tempore of the United States Senate (1989–1995, 2001, 2001–2003 and 2007–2010), Senate Majority (1977–1981, 1987–1989) and Minority Leader (1981–1987). He was also the longest-serving U.S. Senator in history, as well as the previous longest-serving member of Congress.

U.S. House elections[edit]

West Virginia's 6th congressional district, 1952:[1]

West Virginia's 6th congressional district, 1954:[2]

West Virginia's 6th congressional district, 1956:[3]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 99,854 (57.40%)
  • Cleo S. Jones (R) - 74,110 (42.60%)

U.S. Senate elections[edit]

West Virginia United States Senate election, 1958:[4]

West Virginia United States Senate election, 1964:[5]

West Virginia Democratic primary for the United States Senate, 1970:[6]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 195,725 (88.96%)
  • John J. McOwen - 24,286 (11.04%)

West Virginia United States Senate election, 1970:[7]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 345,965 (77.64%)
  • Elmer Dodson (R) - 99,658 (22.36%)

West Virginia United States Senate elections, 1976:[8]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 566,359 (100.00%)

West Virginia United States Senate election, 1982:[9]

West Virginia Democratic primary for the United States Senate, 1988:[10]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 252,767 (80.77%)
  • Bob Myers - 60,186 (19.23%)

West Virginia United States Senate election, 1988:[11]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 410,983 (64.77%)
  • Jay Wolfe (R) - 223,564 (35.23%)

West Virginia Democratic primary for the United States Senate, 1994:[12]

West Virginia United States Senate election, 1994:[13]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 290,495 (69.01%)
  • Stan Klos (R) - 130,441 (30.99%)

West Virginia United States Senate election, 2000:[14]

West Virginia Democratic primary for the United States Senate, 2006:[15]

West Virginia United States Senate election, 2006:[16]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 291,058 (64.41%)
  • John Raese (R) - 152,315 (33.71%)
  • Jesse Johnson (Mountain) - 8,522 (1.89%)

Pro tempore elections[edit]

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 1989:[17]

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 1991:[18]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 56 (56.00%)
  • Strom Thurmond (R) - 44 (44.00%)

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 1993:[19]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 57 (57.00%)
  • Strom Thurmond (R) - 43 (43.00%)

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 1995:[20]

  • Strom Thurmond (R) - 52 (52.00%)
  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 48 (48.00%)

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 1997:[21]

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 1999:[22]

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, January 3, 2001:[23]

  • Robert Byrd (D) - 51 (50.50%)
  • Strom Thurmond (R) (inc.) - 50 (49.51%)

Vice President Al Gore cast tie-breaking vote

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, January 20, 2001:[24]

  • Strom Thurmond (R) - 51 (50.50%)
  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 50 (49.51%)

Vice President Dick Cheney cast tie-breaking vote

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, June 6, 2001:[25]

  • Robert Byrd (D) - 51 (51.00%)
  • Strom Thurmond (R) (inc.) - 49 (49.00%)

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 2003:[26]

  • Ted Stevens (R) - 51 (51.00%)
  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 49 (49.00%)

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 2005:[27]

  • Ted Stevens (R) (inc.) - 55 (55.00%)
  • Robert Byrd - 45 (45.00%)

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 2007:[28]

  • Robert Byrd (D) - 51 (51.00%)
  • Ted Stevens (R) (inc.) - 49 (49.00%)

President pro tempore of the United States Senate, 2009:[29]

  • Robert Byrd (D) (inc.) - 58 (58.59%)
  • Richard Lugar (R) - 41 (41.41%)

Presidential elections[edit]

West Virginia Democratic Presidential primary, 1976:[30]

Florida Democratic Presidential primary, 1976:[31]

Georgia Democratic Presidential primary, 1976:[32]

1976 Democratic Presidential primaries results by state

1976 Democratic Presidential primaries:[33]

1976 Democratic National Convention (Presidential tally):[34]

1980 Democratic National Convention (Presidential tally):[35]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Our Campaigns - WV District 6 Race - Nov 04, 1952
  2. ^ Our Campaigns - WV District 6 Race - Nov 04, 1954
  3. ^ Our Campaigns - WV District 6 Race - Nov 06, 1956
  4. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate Race - Nov 04, 1958
  5. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate Race - Nov 03, 1964
  6. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate - D Primary Race - May 12, 1970
  7. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate Race - Nov 03, 1970
  8. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate Race - Nov 02, 1976
  9. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate Race - Nov 05, 1982
  10. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate- D Primary Race - May 10, 1988
  11. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate Race - Nov 08, 1988
  12. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate- D Primary Race - May 10, 1994
  13. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate Race - Nov 08, 1994
  14. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate Race - Nov 07, 2000
  15. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate - D Primary Race - May 09, 2006
  16. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US Senate Race - Nov 07, 2006
  17. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 1989
  18. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 1991
  19. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 1993
  20. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 1995
  21. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 1997
  22. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 1999
  23. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 2001
  24. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro-Tempore Race - Jan 20, 2001
  25. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jun 06, 2001
  26. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 2003
  27. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 2005
  28. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 2007
  29. ^ Our Campaigns - President Pro Tempore Race - Jan 03, 2009
  30. ^ Our Campaigns - WV US President - D Primary Race - May 11, 1976
  31. ^ Our Campaigns - FL US President - D Primary Race - Mar 09, 1976
  32. ^ Our Campaigns - GA US President - D Primary Race - May 04, 1976
  33. ^ Our Campaigns - US President - D Primaries Race - Feb 01, 1976
  34. ^ Our Campaigns - US President - D Convention Race - Jul 12, 1976
  35. ^ Our Campaigns - US President - D Convention Race - Aug 11, 1980