1996 United States Senate election in Oklahoma

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United States Senate election in Oklahoma, 1996

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  Jim Inhofe official photo (cropped).jpg James Boren.jpg
Nominee Jim Inhofe James Boren
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 670,610 474,162
Percentage 56.7% 40.1%

Oklahoma Election Results by County, 1996 Senate.svg
County Results

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

Boren:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

U.S. Senator before election

Jim Inhofe
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Jim Inhofe
Republican

The 1996 United States Senate election in Oklahoma was held on November 5, 1996. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe, first elected in a 1994 special election, won re-election to his first full term.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James M. Inhofe (Incumbent) 116,241 75.34%
Republican Dan Lowe 38,044 24.66%
Total votes 154,285 100.00%

Libertarian primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Michael A. Clem
  • Agnes Marie Regier

Results[edit]

Libertarian primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Agnes Marie Regier 1,511 51.39%
Libertarian Michael A. Clem 1,429 48.61%
Total votes 2,940 100.00%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Don McCorkell
  • Jim Boren
  • David Louis Annanders

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Boren 186,611 55.53%
Democratic Don McCorkell 122,635 36.49%
Democratic David Louis Annanders 26,794 7.97%
Total votes 336,040 100.00%


Results[edit]

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Inhofe 670,610 56.7%
Democratic Jim Boren 474,162 40.1%
Independent Bill Maguire 15,092 1.3%
Libertarian Agnes Marie Regier 14,595 1.2%
Independent Chris Nedbalek 8,691 0.7%

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