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United States Senate election in Wyoming, 2008

United States Senate election in Wyoming, 2008

November 4, 2008

 
Nominee Mike Enzi Chris Rothfuss
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 189,046 60,631
Percentage 75.6% 24.3%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Mike Enzi
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Mike Enzi
Republican

The 2008 United States Senate election in Wyoming was held November 4, 2008. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mike Enzi won re-election to a third term.

Democratic primary

Candidates

  • Chris Rothfuss, chemical engineer and university professor
  • Al Hamburg, perennial candidate

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris Rothfuss 14,221 62.38%
Democratic Al Hamburg 8,578 37.62%
Totals 22,799 100.00%

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Enzi (inc.) 69,195 100.00%
Totals 69,195 100.00%

General election

Candidates

Predictions

CQ Politics ranked the race as 'Safe Republican'.

Polling

Poll Source Dates administered Rothfuss Enzi
Research 2000/Daily Kos September 22-September 24, 2008 35% 59%

Results

General election results
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mike Enzi 189,046 75.63% +2.68%
Democratic Chris Rothfuss 60,631 24.26% -2.79%
Write-ins 269 0.11%
Majority 128,415 51.38% +5.47%
Turnout 249,946
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2008/08Results/D-SWCand.pdf
  2. ^ http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2008/08Results/R-SWCand.pdf
  3. ^ Wyoming’s Enzi Will Run Again CQ Politics, April 26, 2008

External links

  • Elections from the Wyoming Secretary of State
  • U.S. Congress candidates for Wyoming at Project Vote Smart
  • 2008 Wyoming Senate race from CQ Politics
  • Wyoming U.S. Senate race - Class I Class II from 2008 Race Tracker
  • Campaign contributions for Wyoming congressional races from OpenSecrets.org
  • Official campaign websites
    • Mike Enzi, Republican incumbent candidate (Class II)
    • Chris Rothfuss, Democratic candidate (Class II)
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