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United States Senate election in Colorado, 1992

United States Senate election in Colorado, 1992

November 3, 1992

 
Nominee Ben Nighthorse Campbell Terry Considine
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 803,725 662,893
Percentage 51.8% 42.7%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Tim Wirth
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Ben Nighthorse Campbell
Democratic

The 1992 United States Senate election in Colorado was held on November 3, 1992. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Tim Wirth decided to retire instead of seeking a second term. Democratic nominee Ben Nighthorse Campbell won the open seat

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic Primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Nighthorse Campbell 117,634 45.48%
Democratic Dick Lamm 93,599 36.19%
Democratic Josie Heath 47,418 18.33%
Totals 258,651 100.00%

General election

Candidates

Results

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ben Nighthorse Campbell 803,725 51.78% +1.86%
Republican Terry Considine 662,893 42.70% -5.66%
Independent Richard O. Grimes 42,455 2.73%
Pro-Life Matt Noah 22,846 1.47%
Independent Dan Winters 20,347 1.31%
Libertarian Hue Futch 23 0.00%
Majority 140,832 9.07% +7.52%
Turnout 1,552,289
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=207812
  2. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1992/92Stat.htm#6
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