Dan Quayle

Offices

U.S. House
District 4
In office
Jan 3, 1977 to Jan 3, 1981

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
U.S. Senate
Class 3
In office
Jan 3, 1981 to Jan 3, 1989

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Assumed Other Office
Dan Quayle spent 12 years, 3 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1976–U.S. House (District 4) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1976
54.37%
Dan Quayle*, Republican, 107,762 votes
44.59%
John Edward Roush (i), Democratic, 88,361 votes
 1.04%
Gail E. Gran, American, 2,060 votes
Out of 198,183 votes casts, the margin of victory was 19,401 (9.78%)
1978–U.S. House (District 4) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1978
64.36%
Dan Quayle (i)*, Republican, 80,527 votes
33.76%
John D. Walda, Democratic, 42,238 votes
 1.88%
Terry Eugene Hively, American Independent, 2,352 votes
Out of 125,117 votes casts, the margin of victory was 38,289 (30.60%)
1980–U.S. Senate (Class 3) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1980
53.79%
Dan Quayle*, Republican, 1,182,414 votes
46.21%
Birch E. Bayh, II (i), Democratic, 1,015,962 votes
Out of 2,198,376 votes casts, the margin of victory was 166,452 (7.58%)
1986–U.S. Senate (Class 3) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1986
60.57%
Dan Quayle (i)*, Republican, 936,143 votes
38.51%
Jill Long (Thompson), Democratic, 595,192 votes
 0.54%
Bradford L. Warren, Libertarian, 8,314 votes
 0.38%
Rockland R. Snyder, American, 5,914 votes
Out of 1,545,563 votes casts, the margin of victory was 340,951 (22.06%)
In the 4 races we have results for, Dan Quayle had a record of 4-0. That includes a record of 4-0 in 4 general elections.