1968 United States Senate election in Wisconsin

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United States Senate election in Wisconsin, 1968

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Nominee Gaylord Nelson Jerris Leonard
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,020,931 633,910
Percentage 61.69% 38.31%

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County results
Nelson:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Leonard:      50-60%

U.S. Senator before election

Gaylord Nelson
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Gaylord Nelson
Democratic

In the United States Senate election in Wisconsin in 1968, incumbent Democrat Gaylord A. Nelson defeated Republican Jerris Leonard

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Gaylord Nelson 1,020,931 61.69% ?
Republican Jerris Leonard 633,910 38.31% ?

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