United States Senate special election in Texas, 1993

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United States Senate special election in Texas, 1993
Texas
1988 ←
June 6, 1993
→ 1994

  Kay Bailey Hutchison, official photo 2.jpg Bob Krueger.jpg
Nominee Kay Bailey Hutchison Bob Krueger
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,188,716 576,538
Percentage 67.3% 32.7%

U.S. Senator before election

Bob Krueger
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Kay Bailey Hutchison
Republican

The United States Senate special election runoff in Texas, 1993 was held on June 6, 1993 to replace U.S. senator Lloyd Bentsen. Governor Ann Richards appointed Bob Krueger, who was defeated by Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison.[1][2] In 2010, Krueger's campaign was named by the Houston Chronicle as the worst in Texas' modern political history.[3]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison 1,188,716 67.3
Democratic Bob Krueger 576,538 32.6

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