1988 United States Senate election in Connecticut
|Elections in Connecticut|
The 1988 United States Senate election in Connecticut took place on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Lowell P. Weicker Jr. ran for re-election to a fourth term, but was defeated by Democrat Joe Lieberman, the Connecticut Attorney General and eventual 2000 nominee for Vice President of the United States who would remain in office until 2013, when he retired.
- Lowell P. Weicker Jr., incumbent U.S. Senator since 1971
|Republican||Lowell Weicker (incumbent)||677,903||49.0%|
|Libertarian||Howard A. Grayson Jr.||12,409||0.9%|
|New Alliance||Melissa M. Fisher||4,154||0.3%|
|Democratic gain from Republican|