1982 General Election Results: U.S. House (District 8)

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Top Line Results
Tuesday, November 2, 1982
51.39%
Frank McCloskey*, Democratic, 100,592 votes
48.09%
Hugh Joel Deckard (i), Republican, 94,127 votes
 0.51%
Robert F. Arnove, Citizens, 1,006 votes
Out of 195,725 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,465 (3.30%)