1982 United States Senate election in Utah

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1982 United States Senate election in Utah

← 1976 November 2, 1982 1988 →
  Orrin Hatch 1977 congressional photo.jpg Ted Wilson 1984.jpeg
Nominee Orrin Hatch Ted Wilson
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 309,332 219,482
Percentage 58.28% 41.35%

Utah Senatorial Election Results by County, 1982.svg
County Results

Hatch:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%

Wilson:      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. senator before election

Orrin Hatch
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Orrin Hatch
Republican

The 1982 United States Senate election in Utah took place on November 2, 1982, concurrently with other elections to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives, as well as various State and Local elections. Republican Orrin Hatch won re-election against Democratic challenger Ted Wilson.

Major Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

1982 United States Senate election in Utah[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Orrin Hatch (Incumbent) 309,332 58.28%
Democratic Ted Wilson 219,482 41.35%
Libertarian George Mercier 1,035 0.19%
American Lawrence R. Kauffman 953 0.19%
Majority 89,850 16.93%
Turnout 530,802
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - UT US Senate Race - Nov 02, 1982". www.ourcampaigns.com.