United States Senate election in New Jersey, 1988

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

  Frank Lautenberg, official portrait, 112th portrait crop.jpg Pete Dawkins, 1959, West Point Cadet.jpg
Nominee Frank Lautenberg Pete Dawkins
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,599,905 1,349,937
Percentage 54.23% 45.77%

U.S. Senator before election

Frank Lautenberg
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Frank Lautenberg
Democratic

The 1988 United States Senate election in New Jersey was held on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg won re-election to a second term. Mr. Lautenberg won a second term with a margin of 8.46%.

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Frank Lautenberg 1,599,905 54%
Republican Pete Dawkins 1,349,937 46%

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.njelections.org/1988results/1988-general-election-results-us-senate.pdf