United States Senate election in Tennessee, 1988

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United States Senate election in Tennessee, 1988

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Nominee Jim Sasser Bill Anderson
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,020,061 541,033
Percentage 65.09% 34.52%

U.S. Senator before election

Jim Sasser

Elected U.S. Senator

Jim Sasser

The 1988 United States election in Tennessee was held on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Jim Sasser won re-election to a third term.

Major candidates




Tennessee United States Senate election 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jim Sasser (Incumbent) 1,020,061 65.09%
Republican Bill Anderson 541,033 34.52% -30.57%
Independent Khalil-Ullah Al-Muhaymin 6,042 0.39% -64.70%
Others (W) Others 45 0.00 -65.09%
Turnout 1,561,094

See also


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