United States Senate election in New Hampshire, 1990

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United States Senate election in New Hampshire, 1990
New Hampshire
1984 ←
November 6, 1990 → 1996

  Robert C Smith.jpg John A. Durkin.jpg
Nominee Bob Smith John A. Durkin
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 189,792 91,299
Percentage 65.1% 31.3%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Gordon J. Humphrey

Elected U.S. Senator

Bob Smith

The 1990 United States Senate election in New Hampshire was held on November 6, 1990. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Gordon J. Humphrey decided to retire and not run for re-election to a third term. Republican Bob Smith won the open seat.




Libertarian john g elsnau


General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bob Smith 189,792 65.13
Democratic John A. Durkin 91,299 31.33
Libertarian John G. Elsnau 9,102 3.34
Write-In Candidates 585 0.20
Majority 98,493 33.80
Turnout 291,393