United States Senate election in Kentucky, 1984
|Elections in Kentucky|
The 1984 United States Senate election in Kentucky was held on November 5, 1984. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Walter Huddleston ran for re-election to a third term, but lost by less than 0.5% to Mitch McConnell.
- Walter Huddleston, incumbent U.S. Senator
Huddleston was unopposed in the Democratic Party's primary.
- Mitch McConnell, Jefferson County Executive
- Roger Harker
- Tommy Klein, perennial candidate
- Thurman Jerome Hamlin, perennial candidate
|Republican||C. Roger Harker||3,798||7.62%|
|Republican||Thurman Jerome Hamlin||3,202||6.43%|
- Walter Huddleston (D), incumbent U.S. Senator
- Mitch McConnell (R), Jefferson County Executive
- Dave Welters (SW)
|Democratic||Walter Huddleston (inc.)||639,821||49.50%||-11.48%|
|Socialist Workers||Dave Welters||7,696||0.60%|
|Republican gain from Democratic||Swing|
- "Kentucky State Board of Elections Welcome to the State Board of Elections". Elect.ky.gov. Retrieved 2015-04-04.
- "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 6, 1984" (PDF). Clerk.house.gov. Retrieved 2015-04-04.
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