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June 21, 1983

Special Election

Special Election to fill vacancy caused by death of Congressman Phillip Burton.

Gary Richard Arnold Republican 2% Loss
Sala Burton Democratic 56.9% Win
Richard Doyle Democratic 8.4% Loss
Bill Dunlap Republican 1.3% Loss
Eric A. Garris Libertarian 0.5% Loss
Duncan Lent Howard Republican 23.3% Loss
Andrew R. "Paul" Kangas Peace and Freedom 0.6% Loss
Evelyn K. Lantz Democratic 1.1% Loss
Michael O. Plunkett Democratic 0.7% Loss
Tom Spinosa Republican 3.7% Loss
Richard Stypman Write-in Loss
Samuel Unger Write-in Loss
Tibor Uskert Democratic 1.4% Loss