United States Senate election in Florida, 1992

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United States Senate election in Florida, 1992
Florida
1986 ←
November 3, 1992 → 1998

  Bob Graham, official Senate photo portrait, color.jpg Bill Grant.jpg
Nominee Bob Graham James W. Grant
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 3,245,585 1,716,511
Percentage 65.4% 34.6%

U.S. Senator before election

Bob Graham
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Bob Graham
Democratic

The 1992 United States Senate election in Florida took place on November 3, 1992 alongside other elections to the United States Senate in other states as well as elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Graham won re-election to a second term.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Bob Graham, incumbent United States Senator
  • Jim Mahorner, attorney

Results[edit]

Democratic Primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Graham 968,618 84.3%
Democratic Jim Mahorner 180,405 15.7%
Totals 1,149,023 100%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican Primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Grant 413,457 56.1%
Republican Rob Quartel 196,524 26.7%
Republican Hugh Brotherton 126,878 17.2%
Totals 736,859 100%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Graham defeated Grant in a landslide, as Grant won just one county in the state (Okaloosa County, Florida). There were no third party or independent candidates.

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Bob Graham 3,245,565 65.40% +10.66%
Republican Bill Grant 1,716,505 34.59% -10.67%
Write-ins 220 0.01%
Majority 1,529,060 30.81%
Total votes 4,962,290 100%
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]