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Parents > United States > Minnesota > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1996 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 05, 1996 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1996 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1997 - 12:00pm
Term End October 25, 2002 - 12:00pm
Turnout 49.89% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedJason November 16, 2010 12:07am
Data SourcesThe Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1997-1998. Minnesota Secretary of State. n.d., 364-65.
Description Term end due to tragic death of Paul Wellstone.

Hanson's party was officially the "Resource Party."
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1990
NamePaul Wellstone Votes911,999 (50.49%)
Term01/03/1991 - 01/03/1997 Margin47,624 (+2.64%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyMN Independence Won10/25/2002
NameDean M. Barkley Votes1 (100.00%)
Term10/25/2002 - 01/03/2003 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 10, 1996 MN US Senate - R Primary Rudy Boschwitz
Sep 10, 1996 MN US Senate - DFL Primary Paul Wellstone
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KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

08/30/1996 10/25/1996

CANDIDATES
Photo
Name (I) Sen. Paul Wellstone Sen. Rudy Boschwitz Dean M. Barkley Tim Davis Roy Ezra Carlton Howard B. Hanson Steve Johnson
PartyDemocratic Republican Reform Grassroots Libertarian Independent Natural Law
Uncertified Votes1,098,430 (50.32%) 901,194 (41.28%) 152,328 (6.98%) 14,139 (0.65%) 5,428 (0.25%) 4,381 (0.20%) 4,321 (0.20%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -197,236 (-9.04%) -946,102 (-43.34%) -1,084,291 (-49.67%) -1,093,002 (-50.07%) -1,094,049 (-50.12%) -1,094,109 (-50.12%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website]
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MATCHUP POLLS (4 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg44.72%-- 42.63%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Unknown 
10/25/96-10/25/96
48.00% 6.0 42.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Unknown 
10/10/96-10/10/96
42.00% -- 42.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Star Tribune 
09/03/96-09/06/96
43.00% -- 42.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Unknown 
08/30/96-08/30/96
42.00% -- 41.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
J Dr. Cynic
IS Sesel
IndP 6921
D Andy
FL Silver Dime
AENM Angry Russian
MNI Jack Uldrich [L]
R TurnerforCongress
  OC Beard Caucus
MORE CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Thomas A. Fiske (W) Others  
PartySocialist Workers Other  
Uncertified Votes1,554 (0.07%) 1,130 (0.05%)  
Margin-1,096,876 (-50.25%) -1,097,300 (-50.27%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website  
MATCHUP POLLS (4 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Unknown 
10/25/96-10/25/96
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Unknown 
10/10/96-10/10/96
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Star Tribune 
09/03/96-09/06/96
0.00% -- 0.00% --
Unknown 
08/30/96-08/30/96
0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
00/00/1996 Paul Wellstone TVAd Contrast eng Monster  00:00:31 Jason 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 31, 1996 12:35am News Minnesotan Rematch: Wellstone Vs. Boschwitz  Article Eric 
Oct 08, 1996 12:00am News Minnesota Senate Rivals Face-Off  Article Eric 
Sep 24, 1996 12:00am News Minnesota Primaries Set Up Rematch For Wellstone, Boschwitz  Article Eric 

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