United States Senate election in Vermont, 1992

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

  Patrick Leahy official photo.jpg Jim Douglas-2009.jpg
Nominee Patrick Leahy Jim Douglas
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 154,762 123,854
Percentage 54.2% 43.4%

U.S. Senator before election

Patrick Leahy
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Patrick Leahy
Democratic

The 1992 United States Senate election in Vermont was held on November 3, 1992. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy won re-election to a fourth term.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patrick Leahy (inc.) 24,721 97.59%
Democratic Write-ins 610 2.41%
Totals 25,331 100.00%

Liberty Union primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Jerry Levy, sociologist and perennial candidate

Results[edit]

Liberty Union primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberty Union Jerry Levy 311 91.20%
Liberty Union Write-ins 30 8.80%
Totals 341 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Douglas 28,693 78.24%
Republican John L. Gropper 7,395 20.16%
Republican Write-ins 586 1.60%
Totals 36,674 100.00%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Patrick Leahy (inc.) 154,762 54.16% -8.99%
Republican Jim Douglas 123,854 43.35% +8.85%
Liberty Union Jerry Levy 5,121 1.79% +0.99%
Freedom for LaRouche Michael B. Godeck 1,780 0.62%
Write-ins 222 0.08%
Majority 30,908 10.82% -17.84%
Turnout 285,739
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]