United States Senate election in Virginia, 1984

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United States Senate election in Virginia, 1984
Virginia
1978 ←
November 6, 1984 → 1990

Turnout 52.4% (voting eligible)[1]
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Nominee John Warner Edythe C. Harrison
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,406,194 601,142
Percentage 70.0% 30.0%

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U.S. Senate election results map. Red denotes counties/districts won by Warner. Blue denotes those won by Harrison.

U.S. Senator before election

John Warner
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

John Warner
Republican

The 1984 United States Senate election in Virginia took place on November 6, 1984. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John W. Warner won re-election to a second term. He handily defeated Edythe Harrison, the "first woman in Virginia nominated by the Democratic Party for statewide office."[2]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Warner (inc.) 1,406,194 70.05%
Democratic Edythe C. Harrison 601,142 29.95%
Write-ins 151 0.01%
Majority
Turnout 2,007,487
Republican hold

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Preceded by
1982
Paul S. Trible
Virginia U.S. Senate elections
1984
John Warner
Succeeded by
1988
Chuck Robb