2000 United States Senate election in Texas

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United States Senate election in Texas, 2000

← 1994 November 7, 2000 2006 →
  Kay Bailey Hutchison, official photo 2.jpg 3x4.svg
Nominee Kay Bailey Hutchison Gene Kelly
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 4,078,954 2,025,024
Percentage 65.0% 32.4%

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County results
Hutchison:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      90–100%
Kelly:      40-50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

U.S. Senator before election

Kay Bailey Hutchison
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Kay Bailey Hutchison
Republican

The 2000 United States Senate election in Texas took place on November 7, 2000. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

  • Gene Kelly, retired attorney[1]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

Texas United States Senate election, 2000[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison (Incumbent) 4,078,954 65.0%
Democratic Gene Kelly 2,025,024 32.4%
Green Douglas S. Sandage 91,329 1.5%
Libertarian Mary J. Ruwart 72,657 1.2%
Majority
Turnout
Republican hold Swing {{{swing}}}

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