1982 United States Senate election in Massachusetts

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1982 United States Senate election in Massachusetts
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  1976 November 2, 1982 1988  
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Nominee Ted Kennedy Ray Shamie
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote1,247,084784,602
Percentage60.8%38.3%

1982 United States Senate election in Massachusetts results map by municipality.svg
Municipal results

U.S. senator before election

Ted Kennedy
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Ted Kennedy
Democratic

The 1982 United States Senate election in Massachusetts was held on November 2, 1982. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy won re-election to his fourth full term.

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Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

Results by county Massachusetts Election Results by County, all Democratic.svg
Results by county
General election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Ted Kennedy (Incumbent) 1,247,084 60.81 -8.50
Republican Ray Shamie 784,60238.26+9.25
Libertarian Howard S. Katz18,8780.92+0.92
All others2050.01+0.00
Total votes2,050,769 70.26%
Democratic hold

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