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 1986

January 4 - Compromises Tempered Key 1985 Decisions
January 4 - Governors 1986 - Despite History, Opportunity Knocks for GOP
January 4 - Governors 1986 - The East: Two Stars Glide, but Most Democrats Struggle
January 4 - Governors 1986 - The Midwest: Unsteady Economies Spawn Volatile Politics
January 4 - Governors 1986 - The South: Republican Claim of Realignment Faces Test
January 4 - Governors 1986 - The West: Democrats' Departures Fuel High GOP Hopes
January 4 - Party Lineup of Governors (chart)
January 4 - Wrap-up of 1986 Gubernatorial Democratic Seats (chart)
January 4 - Wrap-Up of 1986 Gubernatorial Republican Seats (chart)
January 11 - Congress and the Country -- PAC Money: Source of Evil or Scapegoat?
January 11 - GOP's Corcoran Quits Illinois Senate Race
January 11 - Move Sets Off Colorado Scramble: Lured by a 'Farther Horizon,' Hart Bypasses Re-Election Bid
January 11 - Ohio's Rep. Seiberling Plans to Leave House
January 11 - Partisanship in Congress Up Sharply in 1985
January 11 - Party Unity and Party Opposition: House (chart)
January 11 - Party Unity and Party Opposition: Senate (chart)
January 11 - Party Unity Definitions
January 11 - Rep. Chappie to Retire From California 2nd
January 18 - GOP Senate 'Slush Fund' Charged
January 18 - Sanford Enters N.C. Senate Race
January 18 - Several Politicians Bow Out of Races
January 25 - Congress and the Country -- Campaign '86: Few Real House Contests
January 25 - Rep. Bobbi Fiedler Indicted
February 1 - Kathleen Kennedy Townsend to Run for House
February 1 - Perspective: The Political Uses of 'Official' Information
February 1 - Reacting to Network Projections: House Approves Bill Setting A Uniform Poll Closing Time
February 1 - Who Will Challenge Cranston? California Contest in Turmoil In Wake of Fiedler Indictment
February 8 - Congress and the Country: Democrats Wooing Dixie Face Catch-22
February 8 - Democrats Stress Values in Reply to Reagan
February 8 - Illness of GOP Rep. Grotberg Poses Questions in His District
February 8 - Lineups Set in Three States
February 8 - Weaver and Evans Retire
February 15 - Dannemeyer Out, Weaver Enters Race for Senate
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Alabama
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Alaska
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Arizona
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Arkansas
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: California
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Colorado
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Connecticut
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Delaware
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Florida
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Georgia
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Hawaii
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Idaho
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Illinois
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Indiana
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Iowa
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Kansas
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Kentucky
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Louisiana
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Maine
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Maryland
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Massachusetts
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Michigan
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Minnesota
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Mississippi
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Missouri
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Montana
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Nebraska
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Nevada
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: New Hampshire
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: New Jersey
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: New Mexico
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: New York
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: North Carolina
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: North Dakota
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Ohio
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Oklahoma
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Oregon
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Pennsylvania
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Rhode Island
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: South Carolina
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: South Dakota
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Tennessee
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Texas
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Utah
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Vermont
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Virginia
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Washington
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: West Virginia
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Wisconsin
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress Guide to the 1986 Elections: Wyoming
February 22 - Choosing the 100th Congress: Cometh the Restoration, or Business as Usual?
February 22 - Prosecutor Drops Charges Against Rep. Fiedler
March 1 - Candidates File in Ohio and Kentucky
March 1 - Citing Illness, Iowa's Bedell Announces Retirement
March 1 - DNC to Set Nominating Process: Harmony Is In, Bickering Out As Democrats Consider Rules
March 1 - Faults Statute as Vague: Judge Rejects Bribery Charges Against Rep. Fiedler and Aide
March 1 - On Feb. 26: Democratic Response to Reagan's Address
March 8 - Illinois House Candidates (chart)
March 8 - Illinois Primary Tests Price, Collins and Savage
March 8 - Rep. Daschle Announces Bid for Senate Seat
March 15 - Campaign '86: Battles in Pennsylvania
March 15 - Campaign '86: Cranston Draws a Crowd
March 15 - Campaign '86: McIntyre-McCloskey Again
March 15 - Campaign '86: Packwood in the Middle
March 15 - Campaign '86: Utah's Monson Retires
March 15 - Dispute Over Convention's Role: Brushing Aside Complaints, DNC Approves Rules for 1988
March 22 - Congress and the Country: A Modern Speaker for Modern Times?
March 22 - D.C. Is Mecca In Quest for Cash: PAC Pilgrimage Becomes Candidates' Ritual
March 22 - Democratic Response to Reagan's Address -- March 16
March 22 - LaRouche Allies Score Illinois Upsets: Machine Again Delivers Price; Savage and Collins Victorious
March 29 - Campaign '86: Farmer Tests Marlenee
March 29 - Campaign '86: Filling Fuqua's Seat
March 29 - Campaign '86: Huge Nebraska Field
March 29 - Campaign '86: Second Try
March 29 - Campaign '86: Senate Fracas on Course
March 29 - Debate Over 'Negative' Ads: 'Burnout' From Hunt-Helms Affects N.C.'s 1986 Contests
March 29 - Perspective: Miscues Costly in Politics of Obstruction
April 5 - Campaign '86: Arkansas -- Comeback Trail
April 5 - Campaign '86: Brennan Moving On
April 5 - Campaign '86: Famous Names in S.D.
April 5 - Campaign '86: House Races Hot in Iowa
April 5 - Campaign '86: New Mexico's Mood Shift
April 5 - Congress and the Country: Poll Fever Infects 1986 Campaign Coverage
April 5 - The Search for Attention: LaRouche and His Followers: Angry, Noisy and Persistent
April 12 - 1986 Elections Generate GOP Power Struggle
April 12 - Believing 'Fields Are Ripe,' Workers Respond
April 12 - Chappell Next in Line on Defense Subcommittee: Rep. Addabbo's Death Opens Key Post on Appropriations
April 12 - Gubernatorial Campaign: Clements Is the Target in Texas GOP Primary
April 12 - Texas House Candidates (chart)
April 19 - 14th, Rhodes' Comeback the Key Races: Generational Clashes Fuel Ohio Primary Fights
April 19 - Congress and the Country: A 50-50 Senate: Prescription for Confusion
April 19 - GOP Foes See Rhodes in 'Hall of Fame' But He Thinks State Is Ready for Encore
April 19 - Life After Wallace
April 19 - Mississippi: Diverging Fates
April 19 - N.C. House Candidates (chart)
April 19 - North Carolina Senate Primary Is One-Way War
April 19 - Ohio House Candidates (chart)
April 19 - Stay Tuned to New Jersey
April 19 - Utah: Hope and No Hope
April 26 - GOP Primary for Open Seat: Organization vs. Inspiration in Indiana 5th
April 26 - Indiana House Candidates (chart)
April 26 - Jackson, Democrats: Marriage on the Rocks?
April 26 - Stevenson Files Suit to Run as Independent
April 26 - Women Lead Gubernatorial Primaries: Nebraska Offers Breakthrough Opportunity
May 3 - As Democrats Brawl, Scranton Takes Note
May 3 - Contested Primaries for Senate, Governor: Pennsylvania Democrats Wage Family Feuds
May 3 - Democrats Pose Threat in North Dakota and Idaho
May 3 - Iowa 3rd a Key Union Test in '86: Down but Not Out After '84, Labor Stresses Local Contests
May 3 - Oregon House Candidates (chart)
May 3 - Oregon Primary May 20: Packwood Faces Another Taxing Experience
May 3 - Pennsylvania House Candidates (chart)
May 3 - Quiet Year for West Virginia Delegation
May 10 - Church Groups Spur Two Candidates: Primary Defeats Jar Indiana GOP Organization
May 10 - Congress and the Country: The Press and 'Probe' Stories: What Limits?
May 10 - Familiarity Breeds Success for N.C.'s Broyhill
May 10 - In 14th, Democrats Pick Sawyer: Once Again, Ohio's GOP Goes With Rhodes
May 10 - Political Donation Credit Dropped
May 10 - Primary Also Yields Texas 21st Runoff: Clements Is Back to Put Gov. White to the Test
May 10 - Special Election Set in New York's 6th District
May 17 - Alabama House Candidates (chart)
May 17 - Anderson's Wildcatting Political Strategy Makes Him Part of D.C.'s 'Triple Crown'
May 17 - Arkansas House Candidates (chart)
May 17 - Battle Also On to Succeed Gov. Wallace: Senate Race Adds Spice to Alabama's Primary
May 17 - Busy Primary Season in South Dakota: Abdnor-Janklow Match Tamer Than Expected
May 17 - Campaign '86: Full Menu in S.C.
May 17 - Campaign '86: Kentucky Primary Quiet
May 17 - Campaign '86: Montana Action Later
May 17 - Campaign '86: W.Va. Primary Results
May 17 - Candidate Named for Addabbo's Seat
May 17 - Court Bars Stevenson's Independent Campaign
May 17 - Faces Aggressive Primary Foe: Arkansas' Alexander Tries to Dodge Brickbats
May 17 - Five-Person Primary Field: Idaho Republicans Crave a Shot at Stallings
May 17 - Less Cash Available For Campaign Giving: Oilmen Struggle to Keep High Political Profile
May 17 - New Jersey House Candidates (chart)
May 17 - New Jersey Primary Outlook: Restlessness Is Afoot, But Rodino Carries On
May 17 - New Mexico Gubernatorial Primary: As Democrats Hesitate, Republicans Rush In
May 17 - Two Women Nominated for Governor: Nebraska's Primary Voters Break New Ground
May 24 - California House Candidates (chart)
May 24 - Carney Will Not Run for Re-election
May 24 - GOP Senate Primary a Tossup: California Conservatives Take Aim at Zschau
May 24 - House Campaign Update: Waldon Choice Meets Resistance in N.Y. 6th
May 24 - Iowa House Candidates (chart)
May 24 - Lancaster Spared Runoff in N.C.
May 24 - Mississippi House Candidates (chart)
May 24 - O'Brien and Grotberg to Retire
May 24 - Oregon Primary Results: Packwood Posts Lukewarm Win; Weaver Sails (includes elections results chart)
May 24 - Pennsylvania Results: Edgar Shows Broad Appeal in Senate Primary (includes elections results chart)
May 24 - Three House Battles: Surge of Iowa Activity May Presage Fall Storm
May 24 - Three Vie in Primary to Face Franklin: Delta Democrats Still Looking for a Way to Win
May 31 - 2nd District GOP Primary: Idahoans Shun Hansen, Nominate Richardson (includes primary results chart)
May 31 - Campaign '86: Lundine Pairs With Cuomo
May 31 - Campaign '86: Moffett Keeps Trying
May 31 - Campaign '86: North Dakota Looks to November
May 31 - Campaign '86: Virginia Match-ups
May 31 - Close Call in Arkansas Primary: Voters Nearly Give Alexander a Ticket Home (includes primary results chart)
May 31 - Congress and the Country: Lane Evans: Bomb Thrower or Boy Scout?
May 31 - Conservative Intramurals in South Carolina
May 31 - McKernan to Augusta, Brennan to D.C.? In Maine, Curtain Opens on 'Trading Places'
May 31 - Quiet Kentucky Primary: Few Take Note as GOP Selects Sen. Ford's Foe
May 31 - South Carolina House Candidates (chart)
June 7 - Apparent Runoff in Mississippi 2nd: Delta Democrats Still Waiting for a Nominee (includes primary results chart)
June 7 - Campaign '86: Lone Runoff in N.C.
June 7 - Campaign '86: Minnesota Update
June 7 - Campaign '86: Pro Forma in Montana
June 7 - Campaign '86: Rep. Mitchell Joins Sachs
June 7 - Gubernatorial Primary Winner: New Mexico GOP Pins Its Hopes on Carruthers (includes primary results chart)
June 7 - Initial Jokes, Long-Term Uncertainty About Impact: After Decades of Resistance, Senate Enters Television Age
June 7 - Janklow's Challenge Fizzles: Abdnor Exceeds Expectations in S.D. Primary (includes primary results chart)
June 7 - Lawyers Thrive in Primary: Farm Unrest Yields Unusual Results in Iowa (includes primary results chart)
June 7 - Perspective: House Judiciary Looks to Post-Rodino Era
June 7 - Runoffs for Governorship, House Seat: Shelby Gets Through Alabama Senate Primary (include primary results chart)
June 7 - Wins Nomination to 20th Term: New Jersey 10th Again Embraces Rep. Rodino (includes primary results chart)
June 7 - Zschau Is King of California GOP Mountain (includes primary results chart)
June 14 - Campaign '86: Illinois Replacements
June 14 - Campaign '86: Revisiting June 3 Races
June 14 - Campaign '86: Troubles for Boner
June 14 - Campaign '86: Utah GOP to Narrow Field
June 14 - Congress and the Country: Senate, Full of Surprises, Rises to Occasion
June 14 - June 10 Primary Wrap-Up: Maine Voters Pick Favorites
June 14 - June 10 Primary Wrap-Up: North Dakota
June 14 - June 10 Primary Wrap-Up: Smith Wins Texas 21st Runoff
June 14 - June 10 Primary Wrap-Up: Virginia
June 14 - S.C. Primary Sets Up a Pair of House Runoffs (includes primary results chart)
June 14 - Special Election May Go to Court: Outcome of N.Y. Contest Remains in Doubt
June 14 - To Meet Wirth for Open Senate Seat: Colorado Republicans Clear a Path for Kramer
June 21 - Absentees Alter Order of Finish: Waldon Advances in N.Y. 6th, But Flake's Court Suit Looms
June 21 - No Primary for St Germain
June 21 - Obstacle for Siljander
June 21 - Peabody Bids in N.H.
June 21 - Primary Set in Colorado 5th
June 28 - Campaign '86: Crowding in Alaska
June 28 - Campaign '86: Hastert Chosen in Illinois
June 28 - Campaign '86: Minnesota Challenges
June 28 - Campaign '86: Two-Man Race in Utah
June 28 - Davis Loses South Carolina Comeback Bid
June 28 - Vote Fraud Alleged in Indiana
July 5 - Congress and the Country -- Election '86: Hardly a National Campaign
July 5 - GOP Hopes to Gain in N.J. 14th: After Years on the Sidelines, Cubans Finally Enter Politics
July 5 - McCloskey-McIntyre Fight Goes On ... and On
July 5 - Summary of FY 1986 Supplemental Appropriations
July 5 - The Political 'Hispanic Decade' Is Tardy But Both Parties See Group's Potential
July 12 - Alabama Gubernatorial Runoff Still Contested
July 12 - Broyhill to Be Sworn In July 14
July 12 - Waldon Edges Closer to Victory in N.Y. 6th
July 19 - Campaign '86: Arizona Action
July 19 - Campaign '86: Busy Year in Maryland
July 19 - Campaign '86: Davis Is Illinois Substitute
July 19 - Campaign '86: New Result in California 40th
July 19 - Congress and the Country -- Liberal Activists: Democratic Foot Soldiers
July 19 - GOP Moderates Under Fire: Ideology Disputed in Two Missouri Primaries
July 19 - GOP Tries to Derail the 'Comeback Kid'
July 19 - Hawaii's Heftel Resigns House
July 19 - Michigan Votes Aug. 5: Siljander Again Forced to Run Primary Gantlet
July 19 - Origins of the Gerrymander
July 19 - Parties Dispute Justices' Intent: Redistricting Waters Muddled By Court's Decision on Indiana
July 26 - 2nd and 5th Districts Open: Two House Races Lead Colorado Primary Bill
July 26 - Campaign '86: Kansas Primary
July 26 - Campaign '86: Louisiana Draws Crowd
July 26 - Campaign '86: Moffett Falls Short
July 26 - Georgia Democrats Mull Over Fowler, Jordan
July 26 - Tennessee Democrat Faces Ethics Questions: Rep. Boner Stays a Step Ahead of Primary Foe
August 2 - Cigarette Tax Hike Entangles North Carolina Senate Race
August 2 - Even Some Critics Use Them: In the Struggle for Influence, Members' PACs Gain Ground
August 2 - Governors' Update: Simpson Leads in Wyoming; GOP Fight Set in Connecticut
August 2 - Members' PACs (chart)
August 2 - Michigan Starts the '88 Ball Rolling
August 2 - New Member Profile: Alton R. Waldon Jr., D-N.Y.
August 9 - Alabama Vote Vetoed
August 9 - Broader Base Brings Political Growing Pains
August 9 - Congress and the Country: Rep. Edwards Leads Democrats in PR War
August 9 - Delegate Voting Murky in Michigan
August 9 - Democrats Tap Boren to Challenge Parris
August 9 - GOP Gubernatorial Primary: Strong Rural Vote Gives Hayden Kansas Win (includes primary results chart)
August 9 - GOP Incumbent Loses in Michigan 4th: Controversial Tape Helps Upton Oust Siljander
August 9 - Shimizu Leads GOP Primary: Republicans in Utah 2nd Choose Owens' Foe
August 9 - Tennessee's Boner Brushes Aside Challenger
August 9 - Wins GOP Nod in Missouri 9th: Uthlaut Paints Francke into Liberals' Corner (includes primary results chart)
August 16 - Baxley Declared Democratic Nominee in Alabama
August 16 - Campaign '86: Delaware Primary
August 16 - Campaign '86: Dogged by Ethics Questions, Weaver Drops His Senate Bid
August 16 - Campaign '86: Sheffield Challenged
August 16 - Fowler Avoids Georgia Runoff; Bond Does Not (includes primary results chart)
August 16 - Nevada Primary Outlook: Opening in Las Vegas' 1st Is a Powerful Lure
August 16 - Oklahoma Primary Outlook: Tulsa GOP Drools at Chance to Take Open 1st
August 16 - Strickland, Romer Vie for Governor: Pairings Set in Colorado's Two Open Districts (includes primary results chart)
August 23 - Campaign '86: Alabama Turmoil Persists
August 23 - Campaign '86: Rhode Island Primary
August 23 - Campaign '86: Simpson Wins in Wyoming
August 23 - Democratic Senate Primary: Flynn Nipping at Garvey's Heels in Wisconsin
August 23 - For Open 2nd District: Democrat Grant Leads Florida House Primary
August 23 - GOP's Politics of Inoculation: Many 1986 Senate Candidates Tailor Bids to Fit Local Moods
August 23 - In '88 Contest, It's What's Up Front That Counts: 'Early Start' Strategy Has Become Gospel
August 23 - New Yorkers to Vote Sept. 9: Democrats at War in Senate, House Primaries
August 23 - Nominees' Futures Differ: Shimizu Wins Utah Primary; Oliver to Take On Sen. Garn
August 23 - Republican Faces Two Hurdles: Foes Converge on New Hampshire's Smith
August 23 - Tentative 1988 Presidential Primary Schedule
August 23 - Wrap-up of 1986 Senate Races ...
August 30 - Battle to Replace Heftel: GOP Seeks Breakthrough in Hawaii House Race
August 30 - Bauman Nominated
August 30 - Diverse Crowds Seek Maryland's 7th and 8th
August 30 - Exodus of Democratic Governors: With Many Openings, GOP Hopes Are High
August 30 - GOVERNORS SEEKING RE-ELECTION
August 30 - Incumbents' Primaries: Only Perpich Frets
August 30 - Large New Crop of Governors Certain in 1987
August 30 - Mikulski's Senate Foes Have Uphill Battle
August 30 - Of Nominees to Be Chosen in Four States, Two Will Be Heavy November Favorites
August 30 - Oklahoma Results: Inhofe Wins Tulsa Primary; Jones' Bid for Senate Nicked
August 30 - OPEN SEATS: WHERE GOVERNORS ARE LEAVING
August 30 - Primary News Roundup: Alaska Voters Pick Nominees For Governor and Congress
August 30 - Sheffield's Loss an Anomaly: Struggling Governors Not the Norm This Year
August 30 - Two Districts Open: Rhodes and Conlan the Key Names in Arizona
September 13 - Barr Upset in GOP Gubernatorial Vote: Kyl and Rhodes Win Arizona House Primaries (includes primary results chart)
September 13 - Belaga Wins in Connecticut
September 13 - Favorites Take Senate Nominations: Mfume Win in 7th Is Maryland's Only Surprise
September 13 - Flake, Green, Abzug Score New York Upsets (includes primary results chart)
September 13 - GOP 1st District Primary: New Hampshire's Smith Swamps Challenger
September 13 - Media, Power Shifts Dominate O'Neill's House
September 13 - Minnesota Primary: Perpich Turns Away Latimer, Faces Ludeman in November
September 13 - Stevens Says He Won't Run Against Dole
September 13 - Thompson, Earl Meet for Governor: Wisconsin Democrats Pick Garvey for Senate
September 13 - Vermont, R.I. Primaries
September 20 - Campaign '86: Alabama Saga Goes On
September 20 - Campaign '86: DuPont, Robertson State Plans
September 20 - Campaign '86: Oklahoma Democrats Choose Walters
September 20 - Congress and the Country -- 'Solutionists': America's Majority Party
September 20 - Florida Vote Certified; Maryland Count Continues
September 20 - Massachusetts' 8th Primary Results: A New Kennedy Generation to Enter Congress
September 20 - Washington's Voters Warn Sen. Gorton, GOP (includes primary results chart)
September 27 - Alabama's Gubernatorial Contest Still in Doubt
September 27 - Hawaii Voters Embrace, Reject Abercrombie (includes primary results chart)
September 27 - Sen. Zorinsky Considers a Return to the GOP
October 4 - Alabama: Gubernatorial Dispute Continues
October 4 - Breaux's Bid Earns a Second Look in Louisiana
October 4 - Florida GOP Runoff: Martinez Tops Frey
October 4 - Maryland 3rd: Pierpont Edges Keilson
October 11 - Congress and the Country: Where Is Spiro Agnew When We Need Him?
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: '86 Still a Puzzle, But GOP Sees Warning Signs
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: 1986 Candidates for Senate and House
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Alabama
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Alaska
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Arizona
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Arkansas
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: California
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Colorado
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Connecticut
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Delaware
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Florida
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Georgia
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Hawaii
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: House and Senate Departures (chart)
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Idaho
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Illinois
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Indiana
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Iowa
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Kansas
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Kentucky
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Louisiana
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Maine
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Maryland
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Massachusetts
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Michigan
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Minnesota
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Mississippi
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Missouri
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Montana
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Nebraska
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Nevada
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: New Hampshire
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: New Jersey
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: New Mexico
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: New York
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: North Carolina
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: North Dakota
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Ohio
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Oklahoma
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Oregon
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Pennsylvania
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Rhode Island
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: South Carolina
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: South Dakota
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Summary of House Outlooks (chart)
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Tennessee
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Texas
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Utah
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Vermont
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Virginia
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Washington
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: West Virginia
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Wisconsin
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Wrap-up of 1986 Senate Contests (chart)
October 11 - The 1986 Elections: Wyoming
October 18 - Election Overview: Four Key Issues Playing a Role In '86 Congressional Contests
October 25 - Congress and the Country: A Legislative Record: A Boon or a Bane?
October 25 - Maryland 4: McMillen vs. Neall: Well-Laid Plan Is Put to the Test
October 25 - Minnesota 7: Stangeland vs. Peterson: A Storm of Farm Rage Looming?
October 25 - Mississippi 2: Franklin vs. Espy: A Quest for a Breakthrough
October 25 - Nevada 1: Bilbray vs. Ryan Dealing With a New Dimension
October 25 - New York 30: Eckert vs. Slaughter: Personality Fuels a Challenger
October 25 - Ohio 19: Feighan vs. Suhadolnik: Dollars, Not Doors, Count Most
October 25 - South Dakota At Large: The Combat Is Hand-to-Hand
October 25 - Tennessee 3: Lloyd vs. Golden: A Newcomer Stirs Hope, Fear
October 25 - Texas 14: Sweeney vs. Laughlin: A Style at Odds With Tradition
October 25 - The Year Of Underground House Campaigns
October 25 - Utah 2: Owens vs. Shimizu: A Battle With the 'Hiss Word'
November 1 - The 1986 Primaries: Losers and Close Calls
November 1 - The Primary Hurdle: While Some Incumbents Fret, For Most, the Worrying Is Over
November 8 - 100th Congress: Freshman Class (biographies)
November 8 - 100th Congress: Freshman Class Biographies of Harris (Ala.-7) and Rhodes (Ariz.-1)
November 8 - 100th Congress: New Senate Profiles
November 8 - 1987 House Makeup, Party Gains and Losses (as of Nov. 6)(chart)
November 8 - 1987 Occupants of the Nation's Statehouses (chart)
November 8 - A Year of Little Turmoil in House Elections, Most GOP Incumbents Avoid the 'Itch'
November 8 - Failed Campaign Cost Republicans the Senate
November 8 - Governorships (chart)
November 8 - House Membership in the 100th Congress
November 8 - House Switched Seats, Newcomers and Loses (chart)
November 8 - Reagan's Post-Election Remarks to Staff -- Nov. 5, 1986
November 8 - Republicans Pay the Price: Lively Contests Fail to Attract Many Voters to the Ballot Box
November 8 - Republicans Take Solace in Governors' Races, Wins in South Include Texas and Florida
November 8 - Retirements and Moves to the Senate: Election Brings Subcommittee Reshuffling
November 8 - Returns for Governor, Senate and House (chart)
November 8 - Sanford Gets an Edge in Seniority
November 8 - Senate Freshmen, 1914-1986
November 8 - Senate Switched Seats, Newcomers, Losers (chart)
November 8 - The Senate Turnout: Hardly a Groundswell (chart)
November 8 - U.S. House Members Defeated (chart)
November 8 - Voters Restore Democrats to Senate Control
November 15 - Advantage of Incumbency, 1946-86 (chart)
November 15 - Chance to Challenge President: Democrats Ride a Familiar Tide In the Latest Midterm Elections
November 15 - Counting the 1986 House Vote (chart)
November 15 - From Toxic Dumps to Games of Chance: Referendums Let Voters Do Their Own Legislating
November 15 - GOP's Ambitious Goal Is Parity by 1991: Democrats Extend Dominance in the States
November 15 - Partisan Lineups of State Legislatures (chart)
November 15 - Safe Seats, Hard Work, No National Discontent: House Incumbents Achieve Record Success Rate in 1986
November 15 - Three House Races Remain Undecided
November 22 - 'Sophomore Surge' in Lower Chamber: GOP's House Rookies Thrive As Senate Counterparts Falter
November 22 - GOP Freshmen on Their Own
November 22 - Illinois' Rep. Grotberg Dies
November 22 - One Close Race Done, Three to Go
November 29 - Arkansas Anti-Abortion Referendum Fails
November 29 - Delegate Votes for 1988 Top 4,000: Democratic Party Sets Count For Largest-Ever Convention
November 29 - Democratic Delegate Allocation
November 29 - Rep. Tauzin Enters Louisiana's Gubernatorial Race
November 29 - Three House Contests Still Unresolved
December 6 - Congress and the Country -- The Divided Congress: It Worked After All
December 13 - Sanford Takes Senate Oath
December 20 - Stangeland, Coble to Take Seats
December 27 - The Last Few Seats in the House

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