United States Senate election in Montana, 1994

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United States Senate election in Montana, 1994
Montana
1988 ←
November 8, 1994
→ 2000

  Conrad Burns official portrait.jpg
Nominee Conrad Burns Jack Mudd
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 218,542 131,845
Percentage 62.4% 37.6%

U.S. Senator before election

Conrad Burns
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Conrad Burns
Republican

The 1994 United States Senate election in Montana was held on November 8, 1994 to select the U.S. Senator from the state of Montana. Incumbent U.S. Senator Conrad Burns won re-election to a second term.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Jack Mudd, law professor
  • John Melcher, former U.S. Senator
  • Becky Shaw

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jack Mudd 58,371 47.20%
Democratic John Melcher 39,607 32.03%
Democratic Becky Shaw 25,688 20.77%
Totals 123,666 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican Party primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Conrad Burns (inc.) 82,827 100.00%
Totals 82,827 100.00%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Conrad Burns (R), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Jack Mudd (D), law professor

Polling[edit]

Source Date Burns (R) Mudd (D)
Great Falls Tribune Sep. 16, 1994 46% 40%

Results[edit]

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Conrad Burns (inc.) 218,542 62.37% +10.50%
Democratic Jack Mudd 131,845 37.63% -10.50%
Majority 86,697 24.74% 21.01%
Turnout 350,387

References[edit]


Preceded by
1990
Montana U.S. Senate elections
1994
Succeeded by
1996