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1982 United States Senate election in Connecticut

The 1982 United States Senate election in Connecticut took place on November 2, 1982. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. won re-election to a third term. As of 2019, this is the last Senate election in Connecticut won by a Republican.

United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1982

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Nominee Lowell Weicker Toby Moffett
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 545,987 499,146
Percentage 50.4% 46.1%

U.S. Senator before election

Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.
Republican

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Major candidatesEdit

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RepublicanEdit

ResultsEdit

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lowell Weicker (Incumbent) 545,987 50.4%
Democratic Toby Moffett 499,146 46.1%
Conservative Lucien DiFazio 30,212 2.8%
Libertarian James Lewis 8,163 0.8%

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