To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

1996 United States Senate election in Minnesota

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1996

← 1990 November 5, 1996 2002 →
 
Paul Wellstone.jpg
RudyBoschwitz.jpg
Dean Barkley.jpg
Nominee Paul Wellstone Rudy Boschwitz Dean Barkley
Party Democratic–Farmer–Labor Republican Reform
Popular vote 1,098,430 901,194 152,328
Percentage 50.3% 41.3% 7.0%

MNSenate96.svg
County Results

Wellstone:      40-50%      50–60%      60–70%

Boschwitz:      40–50%      50–60%

U.S. Senator before election

Paul Wellstone
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

Elected U.S. Senator

Paul Wellstone
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

The 1996 United States Senate election in Minnesota was held on November 5, 1996. Incumbent Democrat Paul Wellstone won reelection to a second term.[1]

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/5
    Views:
    26 729
    43 561
    48 027
    45 195
    49 628
  • ✪ The American Presidential Election of 1924
  • ✪ The American Presidential Election of 1988
  • ✪ The American Presidential Election of 1976
  • ✪ The American Presidential Election of 1972
  • ✪ The American Presidential Election of 1960

Transcription

Contents

Primary elections

The primary election was held on September 10, 1996.

DFL

1996 Minnesota U.S. Senate Primary Election (Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party)[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Paul Wellstone (incumbent) 194,699 86.41%
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Richard Franson 16,465 7.31%
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Ed Hansen 9,990 4.43%
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Oloveuse S. Savior 4,180 1.86%
Turnout 225,334

Republican

1996 Minnesota U.S. Senate Primary Election (Republican Party)[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rudy Boschwitz 158,678 80.59%
Republican Stephen Young 16,324 8.29%
Republican Bert McKasy 12,711 6.46%
Republican Monti Moreno 6,536 3.32%
Republican John J. Zeleniak 2,655 1.35%
Turnout 196,904

General election

Major candidates

Campaign

Wellstone had unseated the two-term senator Boschwitz in the 1990 election. Boschwitz filed for a rematch.[3] He released ads calling Wellstone "embarrassingly liberal" and "Senator Welfare",[4] and accused Wellstone of supporting flag burning, a move some believe backfired.[5] As in 1990, Wellstone had a massive grassroots campaign that inspired college students, poor people and minorities to get involved in politics for the first time. Boschwitz significantly outspent Wellstone on campaign advertising and the race was closely contested, but Wellstone defeated Boschwitz by a nine-point margin in a three-way race. Dean Barkley received 7% of the vote[6] and was appointed by Governor Jesse Ventura to serve the last few months of Wellstone's term after Wellstone died in a plane crash 11 days before the 2002 election.

Results

United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic–Farmer–Labor Paul Wellstone (incumbent) 1,098,430 50.32%
Republican Rudy Boschwitz 901,194 41.28%
Reform Dean Barkley 152,328 6.98%
Grassroots Tim Davis 14,139 0.65%
Libertarian Roy Ezra Carlton 5,428 0.25%
Resource Party Howard Hanson 4,381 0.20%
Natural Law Steve Johnson 4,321 0.20%
Socialist Workers Thomas A. Fiske 1,554 0.07%
Independent Write-In 1,130 0.05%
Total votes 2,182,905 100.00%
Democratic–Farmer–Labor hold

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=173
  2. ^ a b "Primary Election Results". OurCampaigns.
  3. ^ "Star Tribune Archives".
  4. ^ Welch, William M. (September 11, 1996). "A classic, clear choice in Minnesota Liberal Wellstone vs. conservative Boschwitz". USA TODAY.
  5. ^ "Pioneer Press: Search Results". September 25, 1996.
  6. ^ Banisky, Sandy (October 14, 1996). "Incumbent is liberal and proud; Campaign: In Hubert H. Humphrey's home state, a former Republican senator, Rudy Boschwitz, is using his incumbent opponent's views against him.; CAMPAIGN 1996". The Sun.
This page was last edited on 1 September 2019, at 04:41
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.