United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1988

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United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 1988
Massachusetts
1982 ←
November 8, 1988
→ 1994

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Nominee Ted Kennedy Joseph D. Malone
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,693,344 884,267
Percentage 65.0% 33.9%

Massachusetts Election Results by County, all Democratic.svg

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Ted Kennedy
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Ted Kennedy
Democratic

The 1988 United States Senate election in Massachusetts was held on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy won re-election to his fifth full term.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

  • Ted Kennedy - incumbent U.S. Senator, newly elected in 1962.

Republican[edit]

  • Joseph D. Malone - party activist

Results[edit]

Massachusetts United States Senate election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Edward M. Kennedy 1,693,344 64.97 +4.16
Republican Joseph D. Malone 884,267 33.93 -4.33
New Alliance Mary Fridley 15,208 0.58 +0.58
Libertarian Freda Lee Nason 13,199 0.51 -0.41
All others 207 0.01 +0
Total votes 2,606,225 87.77%%

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