United States Senate election in Texas, 1978

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United States Senate election in Texas, 1978
Texas
← 1972 November 7, 1978 1984 →
  John Tower.jpg Bob Krueger.jpg
Nominee John G. Tower Bob Krueger
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,151,376 1,139,149
Percentage 49.8% 49.3%

U.S. Senator before election

John G. Tower
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

John G. Tower
Republican

The 1978 United States Senate election in Texas was held on November 7, 1978. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John G. Tower won re-election to a fourth term.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Tower 1,151,376 49.8%
Democratic Bob Krueger 1,139,149 49.3%

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