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1994 United States Senate election in Minnesota

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Nominee Rod Grams Ann Wynia Dean Barkley
Party Ind.-Republican Democratic (DFL) Independence
Popular vote 869,653 781,860 95,400
Percentage 49.1% 44.1% 5.4%

1994 United States Senate election in Minnesota results map by county.svg
County results
Grams:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%
Wynia:      40-50%      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

David Durenberger
Ind.-Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Rod Grams
Ind.-Republican

The 1994 United States Senate election in Minnesota was held November 8, 1994. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator David Durenberger decided to retire instead of seeking a third full term. Republican Rod Grams won the open seat. As of 2022, this was the last time the Republicans won the Class 1 Senate seat from Minnesota.

Major candidates

DFL

Independence

Republican

Results

1994 United States Senate election in Minnesota[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rod Grams 869,653 49.05
Democratic Ann Wynia 781,860 44.10
Independence Dean Barkley 95,400 5.38
Independent Candice E. Sjostrom 15,920 0.90
Natural Law Stephen Johnson 5,054 0.29
Socialist Workers Marea Himelgrin 2,428 0.14
No party Write-ins 2,614 0.15
Majority 87,793 4.95
Total votes 1,772,929 100.00
Republican hold

See also

References

  1. ^ Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. "STATISTICS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL ELECTION OF NOVEMBER 8, 1994" (PDF). United States House of Representatives. p. 19,20. Retrieved 16 November 2020.