United States elections, 1990

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The 1990 United States elections were held on November 6, and elected the members of the 102nd United States Congress. The election occurred in the middle of Republican President George H. W. Bush's term. The Democratic Party build on its majorities in both chambers of Congress. The Republicans lost nine seats in the U.S. House, lower than the average number of seats lost by U.S. President's party at the time, which was 29.[1] Out of the 33 Senate seats up for election, the Democratic Party picked up a net gain of one seat.[2] In the gubernatorial elections, both parties lost a net of one seat to third parties.[3]

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  1. ^ "1990 Midterm Elections". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "1990 Senatorial General Election Results". Uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1990" (PDF). U.S. House of Reps, Office of the Clerk. Retrieved 10 April 2017.