1988 United States Senate election in Vermont

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United States Senate election in Vermont, 1988

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Nominee Jim Jeffords Bill Gray
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 163,203 71,469
Percentage 68.0% 29.8%

U.S. Senator before election

Robert Stafford
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Jim Jeffords
Republican

The 1988 United States Senate election in Vermont took place on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Republican Robert Stafford did not run for re-election to another term in the United States Senate. Republican candidate Jim Jeffords defeated Democratic candidate Bill Gray to succeed him.

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Jeffords 30,555 60.8
Republican Mike Griffes 19,593 38.9
Republican Other 128 0.3
Total votes '50,276' '100'

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Gray 23,138 91.5
Democratic Other 2,149 8.5
Total votes '25,287' '100'

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Vermont, 1988[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Jeffords 163,203 63.2
Democratic Bill Gray 71,469 29.8
Liberty Union Jerry Levy 2,506 1.0
Independent King Milne 2,424 1.0
N/A Other 509 0.2
Total votes '240,111' '100'

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved June 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "General Election Results - U.S. Senator - 1914-2014" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved June 15, 2015.