|Elections in Delaware|
The 1976 United States Senate election in Delaware took place on November 2, 1976. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Bill Roth won reelection to a second term.
|Republican||William Roth (incumbent)||125,454||55.81%|
|American||Donald G. Gies||646||0.29%|
|Non-Partisan||Joseph F. McInerney||437||0.19%|
|Prohibition||John A. Massimilla||216||0.0%|
|County||William Victor Roth Jr.|
|Thomas Maloney |
|Donald G. Giles |
|Joseph F. McInerney |
|John A. Massimilla |
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