United States Senate election in Texas, 1990

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

  PhilGramm.jpg
Nominee Phil Gramm Hugh Parmer
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,302,357 1,429,986
Percentage 60.2% 37.4%

U.S. Senator before election

Phil Gramm
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Phil Gramm
Republican

The 1996 United States Senate election in Texas was held on November 6, 1990. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Phil Gramm won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Campaign[edit]

Gramm, a popular incumbent who switched parties a few year prior, had over $5 million on hand.[2]

Results[edit]

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Phil Gramm 2,302,357 60.2
Democratic Hugh Parmer 1,429,986 37.4
Libertarian Gary Johnson 89,089 2.3
Write In Ira Calkins 725 0.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archives | Austin American-Statesman | Statesman.com". Nl.newsbank.com. 1990-07-01. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  2. ^ "dallasnews.com | Archives". Nl.newsbank.com. 1990-10-17. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  3. ^ "TX US Senate Race - Nov 06, 1990". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2011-01-09.