ⓘ 1966 United States Senate special election in Virginia

                                     

ⓘ 1966 United States Senate special election in Virginia

The 1966 United States Senate special election in Virginia was held on November 8, 1966 alongside the other U.S. Senate election in Virginia. Incumbent Senator Harry F. Byrd Sr. had retired the previous year due to health reasons, and his son Harry F. Byrd Jr. had been appointed to replace him. Byrd defeated Republican Lawrence M. Traylor and independent candidate John W. Carter, and was able to finish the rest of his fathers term.

                                     
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