1988 United States Senate election in Arizona

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United States Senate election in Arizona, 1988

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Nominee Dennis DeConcini Keith DeGreen
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 660,403 478,060
Percentage 56.7% 41.1%

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U.S. Senate election results map.
Blue denotes counties won by DeConcini.

U.S. Senator before election

Dennis DeConcini

Elected U.S. Senator

Dennis DeConcini

The 1988 United States Senate election in Arizona took place on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Dennis DeConcini was reelected to a third term. This would be the last victory by a Democrat in an Arizona race until Kyrsten Sinema's victory in the 2018 election thirty years later.

Major candidates



  • Keith DeGreen, Marine veteran and financial advisor


General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Dennis DeConcini (Incumbent) 660,403 56.71% -0.20%
Republican Keith DeGreen 478,060 41.05% +0.75%
Libertarian Rick Tompkins 20,849 1.79% -0.99%
New Alliance Ed Finkelstein 5,195 0.45%
Write-ins 32 0.00%
Majority 182,343 15.66% -0.95%
Turnout 1,164,539
Democratic hold Swing

See also


  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1988election.pdf
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