2000 United States Senate election in Wyoming

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United States Senate election in Wyoming, 2000

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Nominee Craig L. Thomas Mel Logan
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 157,622 47,087
Percentage 73.8% 22.0%

Wyoming Senate Election Results by County, 2000.svg
County Results
Thomas:      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%

U.S. Senator before election

Craig L. Thomas
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Craig L. Thomas
Republican

The 2000 United States Senate election in Wyoming was held on November 7, 2000. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Craig Thomas won re-election to a second term.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Mel Logan, mine worker[1]
  • Sheldon Sumey

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mel Logan 16,530 64.59%
Democratic Sheldon Sumey 9,062 35.41%
Total votes 29,612 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Thomas (Incumbent) 68,132 100.00%
Total votes 68,132 100.00%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Mel Logan (D), mine worker
  • Craig Thomas (R), incumbent U.S. Senator

Results[edit]

General election results[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Craig Thomas (Incumbent) 157,622 73.77% +14.90%
Democratic Mel Logan 47,087 22.04% -17.27%
Libertarian Margaret Dawson 8,950 4.19% +2.37%
Majority 110,535 51.73% +32.17%
Turnout 213,659
Republican hold Swing

See also[edit]

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