Cranston: 40-50% 50–60% 60–70% 70–80%
Zschau: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70%
|Elections in California|
The 1986 United States Senate election in California took place on November 4, 1986. Incumbent Democrat U.S. Senator Alan Cranston narrowly won re-election to a fourth term.
- Alan Cranston, incumbent U.S. Senator
|Democratic||Alan Cranston (Incumbent)||3,646,672||49.3%|
|American Independent||Edward B Vallen||109,916||1.5%|
|Peace and Freedom||Paul Kangas||33,869||0.5%|