1994 United States Senate election in Ohio

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Nominee Mike DeWine Joel Hyatt Joe Slovenec
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 1,836,556 1,348,213 252,031
Percentage 53.4% 39.2% 7.3%

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County results

DeWine:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Hyatt:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. senator before election

Howard Metzenbaum
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Mike DeWine
Republican

The 1994 United States Senate election in Ohio was held in 1994. Incumbent Democratic U.S Senator Howard Metzenbaum decided to retire after 19 years in the United States Senate. Republican nominee Mike DeWine won the open seat against Democratic nominee Joel Hyatt. Independent candidate, conservative anti-abortion activist Joe Slovenec performed very well, getting over 7% of the vote.

Candidates

Democratic

Republican

Independent

Results

Ohio United States Senate Election, 1994[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mike DeWine 1,836,556 53.4 +10.1%
Democratic Joel Hyatt 1,348,213 39.2 -17.2%
Independent Joe Slovenec 252,031 7.3 +0.00%
Majority 488,343
Turnout 3,436,800
Republican gain from Democratic

See also

References

  1. ^ Jr, R. W. Apple (15 September 1994). "THE 1994 CAMPAIGN: OHIO; TV Makes Ohio Candidate, then Turns and Hurts Him". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-03. Retrieved 2010-03-14.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)