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The U.S. Senate election, 1990 was an election for the United States Senate in which the Democratic Party increased its majority with a net gain of one seat from the Republicans. This was in keeping with the trend that the party of the President often loses seats in a midterm election. Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ...


Only one seat actually changed parties in this election, when Paul Wellstone defeated incumbent Rudy Boschwitz (R-MN). Later, the Democrats gained a 57th seat when Harris Wofford won a special election to replace H. John Heinz III, (R-PA), who had died in a plane crash. Paul David Wellstone (July 21, 1944 – October 25, 2002) was an American politician and two-term U.S. Senator from Minnesota. ... Rudolph Ely Rudy Boschwitz (b. ... Senator Harris Wofford Harris Llewellyn Wofford (born April 9, 1926) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1991 to 1995. ... John Heinz Henry John Heinz III (October 23, 1938 – April 4, 1991) was an American politician from Pennsylvania, a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives (1971–1977) and the United States Senate (1977–1991). ...


Senate contests in 1990

State Incumbent Party Status Opposing Candidates
Alabama Howell Heflin Democrat Re-elected, 60.7 - 39.3 Bill Cabaniss (Republican)
Alaska Ted Stevens Republican Re-elected, 67.2 - 32.8 Michael Beasley (Democrat)
Arkansas David H. Pryor Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Colorado William L. Armstrong Republican Retired: Republican victory, 57.2 - 42.8 Hank Brown (Republican)
Josie Heath (Democrat)
Delaware Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Democrat Re-elected, 63.4 - 36.6 M. Jane Brady (Republican)
Georgia Sam Nunn Democrat Re-elected, unopposed
Hawaii1 Daniel K. Akaka Democrat Re-elected, 54.0 - 44.6 Patricia Saiki (Republican)
Idaho James A. McClure Republican Retired: Republican victory, 61.3 - 38.7 Larry E. Craig (Republican)
Ron J. Twilegar (Democrat)
Illinois Paul Simon Democrat Re-elected, 64.9 - 35.1 Lynn Martin (Republican)
Indiana2 Daniel R. Coats Republican Re-elected, 53.7 - 46.3 Baron P. Hill (Democrat)
Iowa Tom Harkin Democrat Re-elected, 54.0 - 46.0 Tom Tauke (Republican)
Kansas Nancy Landon Kassebaum Republican Re-elected, 73.6 - 26.4 Dick Williams (Democrat)
Kentucky Mitch McConnell Republican Re-elected, 52.2 - 47.8 Harvey Sloane (Democrat)
Louisiana J. Bennett Johnston Democrat Re-elected, in Primary
Maine William S. Cohen Republican Re-elected, 61.4 - 38.6 Neil Rolde (Democrat)
Massachusetts John F. Kerry Democrat Re-elected, 56.9 - 43.1 Jim Rappaport (Republican)
Michigan Carl Levin Democrat Re-elected, 58.3 - 41.7 Bill Schuette (Republican)
Minnesota Rudy Boschwitz Republican Defeated, 50.5 - 48.5 Paul Wellstone (Democrat)
Mississippi Thad Cochran Republican Re-elected, unopposed
Montana Max Baucus Democrat Re-elected, 69.8 - 30.2 Allen C. Kolstad (Republican)
Nebraska J. James Exon Democrat Re-elected, 59.1 - 40.9 Hal Daub (Republican)
New Hampshire Gordon J. Humphrey Republican Retired: Republican victory, 67.3 - 32.7 Robert C. Smith (Republican)
John A. Durkin (Democrat)
New Jersey Bill Bradley Democrat Re-elected, 50.4 - 47.4 Christine Todd Whitman (Republican)
New Mexico Pete V. Domenici Republican Re-elected, 72.9 - 27.1 Tom R. Benavides (Democrat)
North Carolina Jesse Helms Republican Re-elected, 52.5 - 47.5 Harvey B. Gantt (Democrat)
Oklahoma David L. Boren Democrat Re-elected, 83.2 - 17.8 Stephen Jones (Republican)
Oregon Mark O. Hatfield Republican Re-elected, 53.9 - 46.1 Harry Lonsdale (Democrat)
Rhode Island Claiborne Pell Democrat Re-elected, 61.8 - 38.2 Claudine Schneider (Republican)
South Carolina Strom Thurmond Republican Re-elected, 66.3 - 33.7 Bob Cunningham (Democrat)
South Dakota Larry Pressler Republican Re-elected, 52.4 - 45.1 - 2.5 Ted Muenster (Democrat)
Dean L. Sinclair (Independent)
Tennessee Al Gore Democrat Re-elected, 69.6 - 30.4 Dwight Henry (Republican)
Texas Phil Gramm Republican Re-elected, 61.7 - 38.3 Hugh Parmer (Democrat)
Virginia John W. Warner Republican Re-elected, 81.6 - 18.4 Nancy B. Spannaus (Independent)
West Virginia John D. Rockefeller IV Democrat Re-elected, 68.5 - 31.5 John Yoder (Republican)
Wyoming Alan K. Simpson Republican Re-elected, 66.4 - 33.6 Kathy Helling (Democrat)

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2 special election held due to election of Dan Quayle (R-IN) to the office of Vice President in 1988. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


See also

The U.S. House election, 1990 was an election for the United States House of Representatives in 1990 which occurred in the middle of President George H. W. Bushs term. ...

Senate composition before and after elections

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