United States Senate election in Kentucky, 1990

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United States Senate election in Kentucky, 1990
Kentucky
1984 ←
November 5, 1990 → 1996

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Nominee Mitch McConnell Harvey Sloane
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 478,034 437,976
Percentage 52.2% 47.8%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Mitch McConnell
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Mitch McConnell
Republican

The 1990 United States Senate election in Kentucky was held on November 5, 1990. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell won re-election to a second term.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harvey I. Sloane 183,789 59.27%
Democratic John Brock 126,318 40.73%
Totals 310,107 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mitch McConnell (inc.) 64,063 88.52%
Republican Tommy Klein 8,310 11.48%
Totals 72,373 100.00%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mitch McConnell (inc.) 478,034 52.19% +2.28%
Democratic Harvey I. Sloane 437,976 47.81% -1.68%
Majority 40,058 4.37% +3.97%
Turnout 916,010
Republican hold Swing

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