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1980 United States Senate election in Georgia

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United States Senate election in Georgia, 1980

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MackMattingly.jpg
HermanTalmadge.jpg
Nominee Mack Mattingly Herman Talmadge
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 803,686 776,143
Percentage 50.87% 49.13%

1980GASenateRace.png
County Results

U.S. Senator before election

Herman Talmadge
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Mack Mattingly
Republican

The 1980 United States Senate election in Georgia was held on November 4, 1980. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator and former Governor of Georgia Herman Talmadge decided to run for re-election to a fifth term, he lost a close race to Mack Mattingly, Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party. This race was part of a landslide national election for Republicans that would come to be known as the Reagan Revolution.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Campaign

Talmadge's ethical issues made him uniquely vulnerable. Because Georgia was seen as a strongly Democratic state, five primary opponents declared their candidacies for the Democratic nomination. Strongest among these candidates was Lieutenant Governor Zell Miller. Miller launched his campaign with support from black voters, organized labor, and the liberal wing of the Georgia Democratic Party. He campaign against Talmadge on the argument that Talmadge had "disgraced" Georgia. Miller also attacked Talmadge's history as a segregationist and boasted of support from black leaders including Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson and State Senator Julian Bond.[2]

In the six-man primary held August 5, Miller and Talmadge advanced to a run-off election. Talmadge won the run-off election with 58.6% of the vote.

Results

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Herman Talmadge (incumbent) 432,215 41.99%
Democratic Zell Miller 247,766 24.07%
Democratic Norman Underwood 183,683 17.85%
Democratic Dawson Mathis 133,729 12.99%
Democratic J.B. Stoner 19,664 1.91%
Democratic John F. Collins 12,243 1.19%
Democratic primary runoff results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Herman Talmadge (incumbent) 559,615 58.58%
Democratic Zell Miller 395,773 41.43%

Republican primary

Candidates

Mattingly was unopposed for the Republican nomination.

General election

Results

1980 United States Senate election, Georgia[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mack Mattingly 803,686 50.87% +22.63%
Democratic Herman Talmadge (incumbent) 776,143 49.13% -22.63%
Majority 27,543 1.74% -41.78%
Turnout 1,579,829
Republican gain from Democratic Swing 22.63%

See also

References

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1980election.pdf
  2. ^ Harris, Art (23 Aug 1980). "Drawlin' and Brawlin'". Washington Post. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  3. ^ "GA US Senate – D Primary, 1980". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  4. ^ "GA US Senate – D Runoff, 1980". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  5. ^ "United States Senator". Our Campaigns. Retrieved January 1, 2009.
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