1994 United States Senate special election in Oklahoma

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United States Senate special election in Oklahoma, 1994

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  Jim Inhofe official photo (cropped).jpg Dave McCurdy.jpg
Nominee Jim Inhofe Dave McCurdy
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 542,390 392,488
Percentage 55.2% 40.0%

Oklahoma Senate Election Results by County, 1994.svg
County Results

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

McCurdy:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. Senator before election

David Boren

Elected U.S. Senator

Jim Inhofe

The 1994 United States Senate special election in Oklahoma was held November 8, 1994. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator David Boren decided to resign his position to accept the position as President of the University of Oklahoma, which prompted a special election. Republican Jim Inhofe won the open seat.

Major candidates[edit]




General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Inhofe 542,390 55.21%
Democratic Dave McCurdy 392,488 39.95%
Independent Danny Corn 47,552 4.84%
Majority 149,902 15.26%
Turnout 982,430

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