1976 United States Senate election in Delaware

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1976 United States Senate election in Delaware
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  1970 November 2, 1976 1982  
  Senator William V Roth.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Bill Roth Thomas Maloney
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote125,45498,042
Percentage55.8%43.6%

1976 United States Senate election in Delaware results map by county.svg
County results
Roth:      50-60%
Maloney:      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

William V. Roth, Jr.
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

William V. Roth, Jr.
Republican

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.

Contents

Candidates

Results

General election results [5]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican William Roth (incumbent) 125,454 55.81%
Democratic Thomas Maloney98,04243.61%
AmericanDonald G. Gies6460.29%
Non-PartisanJoseph F. McInerney4370.19%
Prohibition John A. Massimilla2160.0%
Majority27,41212.20%
Turnout 224,795
Republican hold

County results

County [6] William Victor Roth Jr.

Republican

Thomas Maloney

Democratic

Donald G. Giles

American

Joseph F. McInerney

Non-Partisan

John A. Massimilla

Prohibition

Total
Kent 13,48114,35986444228,012
New Castle 93,26768,610486323142162,828
Sussex 18,75415,08674733234,019
Total125,50298,055646440216224,859

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References

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  5. http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1976election.pdf
  6. https://elections.delaware.gov/electionresults/pdfs/1976.pdf