1980 United States Senate election in Kentucky
Ford: 50–60% 60–70% 70–80% 80–90%
Foust: 50-60% 60-70% 70-80%
|Elections in Kentucky|
The 1980 United States Senate election in Kentucky took place on November 4, 1980, concurrently with the U.S. presidential election as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states as well as other elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Democratic Senator Wendell Ford won re-election, defeating Republican nominee Mary Louise Foust.
- Wendell Ford, incumbent Senator
- Flora Stuart
- Mary Louis Foust, former state Auditor
- Granville Thomas
- Jackson Andrews
- Tommy Klein
- Yale Lubkin
- DeSota Vaught
|Republican||Mary Louise Foust||25,717||41.97%|
|Republican||Mary Louise Foust||386,029||34.87%|
- "KY US Senate- D Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
- "KY US Senate- R Primary". Our Campaigns. Retrieved February 18, 2019.