United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia, 1982
|Elections in Washington, D.C.|
The 1982 congressional election for the Delegate from the District of Columbia was held on November 2, 1982. The winner of the race was Walter E. Fauntroy (D), who won his sixth re-election. All elected members would serve in 98th United States Congress.
Walter E. Fauntroy, a Democrat, sought re-election for his seventh term to the United States House of Representatives. Fauntroy was opposed in this election by Republican challenger John West who received 15.32%. This resulted in Fauntroy being elected with 83.01% of the vote.
|D.C. At Large Congressional District Election (1982)|
|Democratic||Walter E. Fauntroy (inc.)||93,422||83.01%|