1988 United States Senate election in Maine

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United States Senate election in Maine, 1988

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Nominee George Mitchell Jasper Wyman
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 452,581 104,164
Percentage 81.3% 18.7%

County Results
Mitchell:      70–80%      80–90%

U.S. Senator before election

George J. Mitchell

Elected U.S. Senator

George J. Mitchell

The 1988 United States Senate election in Maine was held on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell won re-election to a second full term. As of 2019, this is the last Senate election in Maine won by a Democrat. Angus King, who was elected in 2012 and reelected in 2018, is an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, but is not actually a member of the party.

Major candidates[edit]



  • Jasper Wyman, leader of Maine Christian Civic League and businessman[1]


General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Mitchell (Incumbent) 452,581 81.3%
Republican Jasper Wyman 104,164 18.7%

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