1974 United States Senate election in Hawaii

← 1968 November 5, 1974 1980 →
 
Daniel Inouye – 1963.jpg
3x4.svg
Nominee Daniel Inouye James Kimmel
Party Democratic People's
Popular vote 207,454 42,767
Percentage 82.9% 17.1%

1974 United States Senate election in Hawaii results map by county.svg
County results
Inouye:      80–90%

U.S. senator before election

Daniel Inouye
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Daniel Inouye
Democratic

The 1974 United States Senate election in Hawaii took place on November 5, 1974. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye was re-elected to a third term in office, easily defeating People's Party nominee James Kimmel.

People's Party primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
People's James D. Kimmel 61 64.89%
People's Floyd Bernier-Nachtwey 33 35.11%
Total votes 94 100.00%

General election

Results

1974 United States Senate election in Hawaii[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Daniel Inouye (incumbent) 207,454 82.91% Decrease0.49
People's James D. Kimmel 42,767 17.09% N/A
Total votes 250,221 100.00%
Democratic hold Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - HI US Senate - P Primary Race - Oct 05, 1974".
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - HI US Senate Race - Nov 05, 1974".