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United States Senate election in Virginia, 1984


United States Senate election in Virginia, 1984

United States Senate election in Virginia, 1984

November 6, 1984

Turnout 52.4% (voting eligible)[1]
Nominee John Warner Edythe C. Harrison
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,406,194 601,142
Percentage 70.0% 30.0%

U.S. Senate election results map. Red denotes counties/districts won by Warner. Blue denotes those won by Harrison.

U.S. Senator before election

John Warner

Elected U.S. Senator

John Warner

The 1984 United States Senate election in Virginia took place on November 6, 1984. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John W. Warner won re-election to a second term. He handily defeated Edythe Harrison, the "first woman in Virginia nominated by the Democratic Party for statewide office."[2]


  • Candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
  • Results 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4





General election results[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Warner (inc.) 1,406,194 70.05%
Democratic Edythe C. Harrison 601,142 29.95%
Write-ins 151 0.01%
Turnout 2,007,487
Republican hold


  1. ^ Dr. Michael McDonald (March 25, 2013). "Turnout 1980-2012".  
  2. ^ Edythe C. Harrison Papers, 1961-1993 at Old Dominion University
  3. ^ Virginia Women in History
  4. ^

External links

Preceded by
Paul S. Trible
Virginia U.S. Senate elections
John Warner
Succeeded by
Chuck Robb

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