1990 United States Senate election in Texas

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United States Senate election in Texas, 1990

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Nominee Phil Gramm Hugh Parmer
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,302,357 1,429,986
Percentage 60.2% 37.4%

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County Results

U.S. Senator before election

Phil Gramm
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Phil Gramm
Republican

The 1990 United States Senate election in Texas was held on November 6, 1990. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Phil Gramm won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Campaign[edit]

Gramm, a popular incumbent who switched parties a few year prior, had over $5 million on hand.[2]

Results[edit]

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Gramm 2,302,357 60.2%
Democratic Hugh Parmer 1,429,986 37.4%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 89,089 2.4%
Write In Ira Calkins 725 0.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archives | Austin American-Statesman | Statesman.com". Nl.newsbank.com. July 1, 1990. Retrieved January 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "dallasnews.com | Archives". Nl.newsbank.com. October 17, 1990. Retrieved January 9, 2011.
  3. ^ "TX US Senate Race - Nov 06, 1990". Our Campaigns. Retrieved January 9, 2011.