United States Senate election in Rhode Island, 1990

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United States Senate election in Rhode Island, 1990
Rhode Island
← 1984 November 6, 1990 1996 →
  Claiborne Pell.jpg Schneiderclaudine.jpg
Nominee Claiborne Pell Claudine Schneider
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 225,105 138,947
Percentage 61.8% 38.2%

Rhode Island Election Results by County, all Democratic.svg
County Results

Senator before election

Claiborne Pell
Democratic

Elected Senator

Claiborne Pell
Democratic

The 1990 Rhode Island United States Senate election was held on November 6, 1990 to select the U.S. Senator from the state of Rhode Island. Democratic Senator Claiborne Pell decided to seek re-election and defeated Republican Representative Claudine Schneider in a landslide.[1]

Candidates[edit]

Democrat[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Rhode Island, 1990[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Claiborne Pell (inc.) 225,105 61.83% -10.83%
Republican Claudine Schneider 138,947 38.17% +10.83%
Majority 86,158 23.67% -21.65%
Turnout 364,062
Democratic hold Swing

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