United States Senate election in Nevada, 2004

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United States Senate election in Nevada, 2004
Nevada
1998 ←
November 2, 2004
→ 2010

  Harry Reid official portrait 2009 crop.jpg No image.svg
Candidate Harry Reid Richard Ziser
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 494,805 284,640
Percentage 61.1% 35.1%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Harry Reid
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Harry Reid
Democratic

The 2004 United States Senate election in Nevada was held on November 2, 2004. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Harry Reid, the Senate Minority Whip, won re-election to a fourth term.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Richard Ziser, anti-gay marriage activist
  • Kenneth A. Wegner, U.S. Army veteran
  • Robert Brown
  • Royle Melton
  • Cherie Tilley, businessman
  • Carlo Poliak, perennial candidate

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Ziser 40,533 33.50%
Republican Kenneth A. Wegner 21,406 17.69%
Republican Robert Brown 19,553 16.16%
Republican None of these candidates 16,827 13.91%
Republican Royle Melton 10,552 8.72%
Republican Cherie M. Tilley 10,357 8.56%
Republican Carlo Poliak 1,769 1.46%
Totals 120,997 100.00%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Thomas Hurst (L)
  • Gary Marinch (NL)
  • Harry Reid (D), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • David Schumann (I)
  • Richard Ziser (R), conservative activist

Results[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Harry Reid (inc.) 494,805 61.08% +13.22%
Republican Richard Ziser 284,640 35.14% -12.63%
None of These Candidates 12,968 1.60% -0.26%
Libertarian Thomas L. Hurst 9,559 1.18% -0.69%
Independent American David K. Schumann 6,001 0.74%
Natural Law Gary Marinch 2,095 0.26% -0.38%
Majority 210,165 25.94% +25.85%
Turnout 810,068
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

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