United States Senate election in Nevada, 1992

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United States Senate election in Nevada, 1992
Nevada
← 1986 November 3, 1992 1998 →
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Nominee Harry Reid Demar Dahl
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 253,150 199,413
Percentage 51.0% 40.2%

U.S. Senator before election

Harry Reid
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Harry Reid
Democratic

The 1992 United States Senate election in Nevada was held on November 3, 1992. Although nearly 10% of the electorate voted for neither of the two major U.S. political parties, incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Harry Reid ultimately won a majority of votes cast and, with that, re-election to a second term.[1]

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

  • Demar Dahl, cattle rancher and President of Nevada Cattlemen's Association

Results[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Harry Reid (inc.) 253,150 51.05% +1.05%
Republican Demar Dahl 199,413 40.21% -4.30%
None of These Candidates 13,154 2.65% -0.96%
Independent American Joe S. Garcia 11,240 2.27%
Natural Law Lois Avery 7,279 1.47%
Libertarian Kent Cromwell 7,222 1.46% -0.41%
Populist Harry Tootle 4,429 0.89%
Majority 53,737 10.84% +5.36%
Turnout 495,887
Democratic hold Swing

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