1984 United States Senate election in Oregon

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1984 United States Senate election in Oregon

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Nominee Mark Hatfield Margie Hendriksen
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 808,152 406,112
Percentage 66.56% 33.45%

Oregon Senate Election Results by County, 1984.svg
County Results
Hatfield:      60-70%      70–80%

U.S. senator before election

Mark Hatfield
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Mark Hatfield
Republican

The 1984 United States Senate election in Oregon took place on November 6, 1984. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mark Hatfield was re-elected to a fourth term in office, defeating Democratic State Senator Margie Hendriksen.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Mark Hatfield, incumbent Senator
  • Ralph H. Preston
  • Sherry Reynolds
  • John T. Schiess

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Hatfield (incumbent) 214,114 78.53%
Republican John T. Schiess 26,848 9.85%
Republican Sherry Reynolds 18,590 6.82%
Republican Ralph H. Preston 12,662 4.64%
Write-in All others 423 0.16%
Total votes 272,637 100.00%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Margie Hendriksen, State Senator from Portland
  • Sam Kahl

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Margie Hendriksen 249,152 75.47%
Democratic Sam Kahl 79,317 24.02%
Write-in All others 1,688 0.51%
Total votes 330,157 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

1984 United States Senate election in Oregon[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mark Hatfield (incumbent) 808,152 66.56% Increase4.90
Democratic Margie Hendriksen 406,112 33.45% Decrease4.81
Total votes 1,214,264 100.00%
Republican hold Swing

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