United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1986

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United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1986
1980 ←
November 4, 1986 → 1992

  Christopher Dodd official portrait 2-cropped.jpg
Nominee Christopher Dodd Roger Eddy
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 632,695 340,438
Percentage 64.8% 34.9%

Connecticut Election Results by County, all Democratic.svg

County Results

U.S. Senator before election

Chris Dodd

Elected U.S. Senator

Chris Dodd

The 1986 United States Senate election in Connecticut took place on November 3, 1986, alongside other elections to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates[edit]



  • Roger Eddy, Republican National Committeeman[1]


Connecticut United States Senate election, 1986[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Christopher Dodd 632,695 64.8
Republican Roger Eddy 340,438 34.9
Independent Edward J. McCallum, Jr. 3,800 0.4