United States Senate election in Rhode Island, 1976
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|Elections in Rhode Island|
The 1976 United States Senate election in Rhode Island took place on November 2, 1976. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator John O. Pastore did not seek re-election. Republican John Chafee won the seat, defeating Democrat Richard P. Lorber.
- Richard P. Lorber
- Philip W. Noel, incumbent Governor of Rhode Island
- John P. Hawkins
- Paul E. Goulding
- Ralph J. Perrotta
- John E. Caddick
- Earl F. Pasbach
- Arthur E. Marley
|Democratic primary results|
|Democratic||Richard P. Lorber||60,118||37.78%|
|Democratic||Philip W. Noel||60,018||37.71%|
|Democratic||John P. Hawkins||25,456||16.00%|
|Democratic||Paul E. Goulding||5,500||3.46%|
|Democratic||Ralph J. Perrotta||4,481||2.82%|
|Democratic||John E. Caddick||2,160||1.36%|
|Democratic||Earl F. Pasbach||962||0.60%|
|Democratic||Arthur E. Marley||447||0.28%|
|General election results|
|Democratic||Richard P. Lorber||167,665||42.03%|
|Republican gain from Democratic|
- "RI US Senate - D Primary". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- "RI US Senate". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 2, 1976". Office of the U.S. House Clerk. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
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