United States Senate election in Nevada, 1988

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

  Richard Bryan (colorized).jpg Chic Hecht.JPG
Nominee Richard Bryan Chic Hecht
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 175,548 161,336
Percentage 50.2% 46.1%

U.S. Senator before election

Chic Hecht
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Richard Bryan
Democratic

The 1988 United States Senate election in Nevada was held on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Chic Hecht ran for re-election to a second term, but lost to Governor Richard Bryan.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Richard Bryan 175,548 50.21
Republican Chic Hecht (Inc.) 161,336 46.14
None of These Candidates 7,242 2.07
Libertarian James Frye 5,523 1.58
Majority 14,212 4.06
Turnout 349,649

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