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United States Senate election in Mississippi, 1988

 

United States Senate election in Mississippi, 1988

United States Senate election in Mississippi, 1988

November 8, 1988

 
Nominee Trent Lott Wayne Dowdy
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 510,380 436,339
Percentage 53.9% 46.1%

U.S. Senator before election

John C. Stennis
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Trent Lott
Republican

The 1988 United States Senate election in Mississippi was held on November 8, 1988. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator John C. Stennis decided to retire instead of seeking an eighth term. Republican Trent Lott won the open seat.

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

Results

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Trent Lott 510,380 53.9
Democratic Wayne Dowdy 436,339 46.1

References

  1. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=3444


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