United States Senate election in Nevada, 1982

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United States Senate election in Nevada, 1982
Nevada
1976 ←
November 5, 1982 → 1988

  Chic Hecht.JPG Howard Cannon.jpg
Nominee Chic Hecht Howard Cannon
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 120,377 114,720
Percentage 50.1% 47.7%

Nevada all Republican except Clark County.PNG

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Howard Cannon
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Chic Hecht
Republican

The 1982 United States Senate election in Nevada was held on November 5, 1982. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Howard Cannon ran for re-election to a fifth term, but lost to Republican Chic Hecht.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Chic Hecht 120,377 50.1
Democratic Howard Cannon 114,720 47.7
None of These Candidates 5,297 2.2

References[edit]