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Parents > United States > Oregon > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1996 - 12:00pm
Polls Open January 30, 1996 - 06:00am
Polls Close January 30, 1996 - 11:00pm
Term Start February 06, 1996 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1999 - 12:00pm
Turnout 42.10% Total Population
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedPaul December 01, 2012 01:50am
Data SourcesFinal vote totals below match those from the Secretary of State's website [Link]

In United States Comgressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results by Michael J. Dubin, the totals are slighrly different: D 571,762; R 553,538; Shilling (Dubin says she was AIP) 25,598; Lbt 15,699; Soc 7,873; Pacific 7,225; scattering 14,958.
Description Fill remainder of term due to resignation of previous Senator.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1992
NameRobert William Packwood Votes717,455 (52.14%)
Term01/03/1993 - 10/01/1995 Margin77,604 (+5.64%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1998
NameRon Wyden Votes682,425 (61.05%)
Term01/03/1999 - 01/03/2005 Margin304,686 (+27.26%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Dec 05, 1995 OR US Senate - Special D Primary Ron Wyden
Dec 05, 1995 OR US Senate - Special R Primary Gordon Smith
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Name Rep. Ron Wyden St. Sen. Gordon Smith Karen E. Shilling Gene Nanni (W) Others Vickie Valdez Lou Gold
PartyDemocratic Republican American Libertarian Other Socialist Pacific Green
Website [Website] [Website]
Uncertified Votes571,739 (47.78%) 553,519 (46.26%) 25,597 (2.14%) 15,698 (1.31%) 14,958 (1.25%) 7,872 (0.66%) 7,225 (0.60%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -18,220 (-1.52%) -546,142 (-45.64%) -556,041 (-46.47%) -556,781 (-46.53%) -563,867 (-47.12%) -564,514 (-47.18%)
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D Joe Trippi
D InspectorMorse

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