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United States Senate election in Missouri, 1988

United States Senate election in Missouri, 1988

November 8, 1988

Nominee John Danforth Jay Nixon
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,407,416 660,045
Percentage 67.7% 31.8%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

John Danforth

Elected U.S. Senator

John Danforth

The 1988 United States Senate election in Missouri was held on November 8, 1988 to select the U.S. Senator from the state of Missouri. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John Danforth won re-election.[1]


  • Candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
  • Results 2
  • References 3





Missouri United States Senate election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Danforth (inc.) 1,407,416 67.70
Democratic Jay Nixon 660,045 31.75
Libertarian John Guze 11,410 0.55
Write-In Candidates 4 0.00
Majority 747,371 35.95
Turnout 2,078,875


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