1990 United States Senate election in Idaho

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United States Senate election in Idaho, 1990

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Nominee Larry Craig Ron Twilegar
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 193,641 122,295
Percentage 61.3% 38.7%

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County Results
Twilegar:      50–60%
Craig:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. Senator before election

Jim McClure
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Larry Craig
Republican

The 1990 United States Senate election in Idaho was held on November 6, 1990. Republican Rep. Larry Craig defeated Democratic former state legislator Ron Twilegar for the seat of U.S. Senator Jim McClure, who did not seek reelection.

Major Candidates[edit]

Republican[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Primary Results[edit]

Both primary elections were held on May 22, 1990.

Republican[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Larry Craig 65,830 59.01%
Republican Jim Jones 45,733 40.99%

Democratic[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ron Twilegar 30,154 64.51%
Democratic David C. Steed 16,587 35.49%

General Election Results[edit]

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Larry Craig 193,641 61.29%
Democratic Ron Twilegar 122,295 38.71%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ID US Senate- R Primary Race - May 22, 1990". Our Campaigns. Retrieved February 4, 2014.
  2. ^ "ID US Senate- D Primary Race - May 22, 1990". Our Campaigns. Retrieved February 4, 2014.
  3. ^ "ID US Senate Race - Nov 06, 1990". Our Campaigns. Retrieved February 4, 2014.