1986 United States Senate election in Idaho

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1986 United States Senate election in Idaho
Flag of Idaho.svg
  1980 November 4, 1986 1992  
  Stevesymms.jpg John V. Evans (Idaho Governor).jpg
Nominee Steve Symms John V. Evans
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote196,958185,066
Percentage51.6%48.4%

1986 United States Senate election in Idaho results map by county.svg
County Results
Symms:     50–60%     60–70%     70–80%
Evans:     50–60%     60–70%

U.S. senator before election

Steve Symms
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Steve Symms
Republican

The 1986 United States Senate election in Idaho took place on November 4, 1986 alongside other elections to the United States Senate in other states as well as elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Steve Symms won re-election to a second term.

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Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

General election results [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Republican Steve Symms (incumbent) 196,958 51.56% +1.81%
Democratic John V. Evans 185,06648.44%-0.33%
Majority11,8923.11%+2.14%
Turnout 382,024
Republican hold Swing

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