United States Senate election in Missouri, 1986

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United States Senate election in Missouri, 1986
Missouri
← 1980 November 3, 1986 1992 →
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Nominee Kit Bond Harriett Woods
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 777,612 699,624
Percentage 52.6% 44.9%

U.S. Senator before election

Thomas Eagleton
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Kit Bond
Republican

The 1986 United States Senate election in Missouri was held on November 3, 1986. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Tom Eagleton decided to retire instead of seeking a fourth term. Republican Governor Kit Bond won the open seat.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kit Bond 777,612 52.6%
Democratic Harriett Woods 699,624 47.4%

References[edit]