United States Senate election in Arkansas, 1980

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United States Senate election in Arkansas, 1980
Arkansas
1974 ←
November 8, 1980
→ 1986

  Dale Bumpers.jpg
Nominee Dale Bumpers William Clark
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 477,905 360,576
Percentage 57.0% 43.0%

Senator before election

Dale Bumpers
Democratic

Elected Senator

Dale Bumpers
Democratic

The 1980 United States Senate election in Arkansas was held November 8, 1980. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Dale Bumpers won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

  • William Clark, real estate broker

Results[edit]

Arkansas Senate election 1980[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dale Bumpers 477,905 57.0%
Republican Bill Clark 360,576 43.0%
Independent Walter McCarty 331 0.0%

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