United States Senate election in Alaska, 1990

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United States Senate election in Alaska, 1990
Alaska
1984 ←
November 6, 1990 → 1996

  Ted Stevens.jpg
Nominee Ted Stevens Michael Beasley
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 125,806 61,152
Percentage 66.23% 32.19%

U.S. Senator before election

Ted Stevens
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Ted Stevens
Republican

The 1990 United States Senate election in Alaska was held on November 6, 1990. Incumbent Republican United States Senator Ted Stevens sought re-election to a fifth term in the United States Senate, which he won easily, besting his opponents in a landslide.

Open primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

  • Michael Beasley, perennial candidate
  • Tom Taggart

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

Open primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ted Stevens (inc.) 81,968 59.19%
Republican John Havelock 34,824 25.15%
Democratic Michael Beasley 12,371 8.93%
Democratic Tom Taggart 9,329 6.74%
Totals 138,492 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Alaska, 1990[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ted Stevens (inc.) 125,806 66.23% -4.94%
Democratic Michael Beasley 61,152 32.19% +3.71%
Write-ins 2,999 1.58%
Majority 64,654 34.04% -8.65%
Turnout 189,957
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]