2000 United States Senate election in Maine

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United States Senate election in Maine, 2000

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Nominee Olympia Snowe Mark Lawrence
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 437,689 197,183
Percentage 68.94% 31.06%

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County Results
Snowe:      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. Senator before election

Olympia Snowe
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Olympia Snowe
Republican

The 2000 United States Senate election in Maine was held November 7, 2000. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe was re-elected to a second term, defeating Democratic candidate Mark Lawrence.

Candidates[edit]

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Snowe, a popular moderate incumbent, outpolled and outspent Lawrence.[1] The two candidates agreed to debate on October 15 and 25.[2]

Results[edit]

United State Senate election in Maine, 2000[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Olympia Snowe (Incumbent) 437,689 68.94% +8.70%
Democratic Mark W. Lawrence 197,183 31.06% -5.30%
Majority 240,506 37.88% +14.00%
Turnout 634,872
Republican hold Swing

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