United States Senate election in Wisconsin, 1974

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United States Senate election in Wisconsin, 1974
Wisconsin
1968 ←
November 05, 1974 → 1980

  GaylordNelson.jpg Tommypetri.jpeg
Nominee Gaylord Nelson Tom Petri
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 740,700 429,327
Percentage 61.8% 35.8%

U.S. Senator before election

Gaylord Nelson
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Gaylord Nelson
Democratic

The 1974 United States Senate election in Wisconsin was held on November 5, 1974. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson won re-election to a third term.

Major cndidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Gaylord Nelson 740,700 61.8
Republican Tom Petri 429,327 35.8
American Gerald L. McFarren 24,003 2.0
Lowering the Property Tax Roman Blenski 5,396 0.6

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See also[edit]

United States Senate elections, 1974