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1978 United States Senate election in Maine

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1978 United States Senate election in Maine

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Nominee William Cohen William Hathaway Hayes Gahagan
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 212,294 127,327 27,824
Percentage 56.59% 33.94% 7.42%

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County Results
Cohen:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. senator before election

William Hathaway

Elected U.S. Senator

William Cohen

The 1978 United States Senate election in Maine was held on November 7, 1978. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator William Hathaway decided to run for re-election to a second term, but was defeated by William Cohen, the Republican nominee and the U.S. Representative from Maine's 2nd congressional district. No incumbent Senator has lost by such a large margin since Hathaway's 22.6-point loss, though Blanche Lincoln came close in 2010.[1]

Major candidates




General election


United States Senate election in Maine, 1978[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican William Cohen 212,294 56.59% +9.83%
Democratic William Hathaway (incumbent) 127,327 33.94% -19.29%
Independent Hayes E. Gahagan 27,824 7.42%
Independent John J. Jannace 5,553 1.48%
Independent Plato Truman 2,116 0.56%
Majority 84,967 22.65% +16.19%
Turnout 375,114
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

See also


  1. ^ Enten, Harry (December 5, 2014). "Senate Forecast: Landrieu Headed Toward Historic Defeat In Louisiana Runoff". FiveThirtyEight. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  2. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1978" (PDF). Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Retrieved July 2, 2014.
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