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United States Senate election in California, 1986

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United States Senate election in California, 1986

United States Senate regular election in California, 1986

November 3, 1986 (1986-11-03)

Nominee Alan Cranston Ed Zschau
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 3,646,672 3,541,804
Percentage 49.3% 47.9%

U.S. Senator before election

Alan Cranston

Elected U.S. Senator

Alan Cranston

The 1986 United States Senate election in California took place on November 3, 1986. Incumbent Democrat U.S. Senator Alan Cranston won re-election to a fourth term.

Major candidates




1986 United States Senate election, California[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alan Cranston 3,646,672 49.3%
Republican Ed Zschau 3,541,804 47.9%
American Independent Edward B Vallen 109,916 1.5%
Libertarian Breck McKinley 66,261 0.9%
Peace and Freedom Paul Kangas 33,869 0.5%

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