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United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1988


United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1988

United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1988

November 8, 1988

Nominee David Durenberger Skip Humphrey
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,176,210 856,694
Percentage 56.2% 40.9%

U.S. Senator before election

David Durenberger

Elected U.S. Senator

David Durenberger

The 1988 United States Senate election in Minnesota was held on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator David Durenberger won re-election to his second full term.

Major candidates




General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican David Durenberger 1,176,210 56.2
Democratic Skip Humphrey 856,694 40.9
Minnesota Progressive Party Polly Mann 44,474 2.1
Grassroots Derrick Grimmer 9,016 0.4
Libertarian Arlen Overvig 4,039 0.2
Socialist Workers Wendy Lyons 3,105 0.2


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