United States House of Representatives election in Vermont, 1990

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United States House of Representatives election in Vermont, At-large district, 1990
Vermont
1988 ←
November 6, 1990 → 1992

  Bernie Sanders 104th Congress.jpg Peter Plympton Smith.jpg
Nominee Bernie Sanders Peter Plympton Smith
Party Independent Republican
Popular vote 117,522 82,938
Percentage 56.00% 39.52%

Representative
At-large before election

Peter Plympton Smith
Republican

Elected Representative
At-large

Bernie Sanders
Independent

The 1990 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1990 to elect the U.S. Representative from the state's at-large congressional district. The election coincided with the elections of other federal and state offices.

Republican primary[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter Plympton Smith 27,339 60.31
Republican Timothy Philbin 17,444 38.48
Republican Write-ins 550 1.21
Total votes 45,333 100.00

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dolores Sandoval 5,979 41.27
Democratic Peter Diamondstone 5,711 39.42
Democratic Bernie Sanders (Write-in) 2,005 13.84
Democratic Write-ins 791 5.46
Total votes 14,486 100.00

Libertarian primary[edit]

Libertarian primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Write-ins 127 100.00
Total votes 127 100.00

General election[edit]

Vermont's At-large congressional district election, 1990[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Bernie Sanders 117,522 56.00
Republican Peter Plympton Smith 82,938 39.52
Democratic Dolores Sandoval 6,315 3.01
Liberty Union Peter Diamondstone 1,965 0.94
Write-ins N/A 1,116 0.53
Total votes 209,856 100.00
Independent gain from Republican

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "1990 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved January 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ "United States Representative (One District): 1932-2014" (PDF). Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved January 5, 2015.