United States Senate election in Nevada, 1992

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

  Harry Reid official portrait.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Harry Reid Demar Dahl
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 253,150 199,413
Percentage 51.1% 40.2%

U.S. Senator before election

Harry Reid
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Harry Reid
Democratic

The 1992 United States Senate election in Nevada was held on November 3, 1992. Despite the fact that nearly 10% of the electorate voted for neither of the two major U.S. political parties, incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Harry Reid ultimately won a majority of votes cast and, with that, re-election to a second term.[1]

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

  • Demar Dahl, cattle rancher and President of Nevada Cattlemen's Association

Results[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Harry Reid (inc.) 253,150 51.05% +1.05%
Republican Demar Dahl 199,413 40.21% -4.30%
None of These Candidates 13,154 2.65% -0.96%
Independent American Joe S. Garcia 11,240 2.27%
Natural Law Lois Avery 7,279 1.47%
Libertarian Kent Cromwell 7,222 1.46% -0.41%
Populist Harry Tootle 4,429 0.89%
Majority 53,737 10.84% +5.36%
Turnout 495,887
Democratic hold Swing

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