1974 United States Senate election in Ohio
|Elections in Ohio|
The 1974 United States Senate election in Ohio took place on November 3, 1974. It was concurrent with elections to the United States House of Representatives. Incumbent Democratic U.S Senator Howard Metzenbaum was running for re-election his first full term after he was appointed in 1970 by Ohio governor John J. Gilligan to fill out the Senate term of William B. Saxbe, who had resigned to become United States Attorney General. Metzenbaum lost the primary election to John Glenn, who went on to win the general election and win every county in the state.
|Democratic||Howard Metzenbaum (incumbent)||480,123||45.64%|
- John Glenn, retired astronaut
|Independent||Kathleen G. Harroff||76,882||2.6%|
|Independent||Richard B. Kay||61,921||2.1%|
|Independent||Ronald E. Girkins||88||0.0%|