1996 United States Senate election in Arkansas

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United States Senate election in Arkansas, 1996

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Nominee Tim Hutchinson Winston Bryant
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 445,942 400,241
Percentage 52.7% 47.3%

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County Results

Hutchinson:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Bryant:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. Senator before election

David Pryor
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Tim Hutchinson
Republican

The 1996 United States Senate election in Arkansas was held on November 5, 1996. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator David Pryor decided to retire. Republican Tim Hutchinson won the open seat, becoming the first Republican to win a U.S. Senate seat in Arkansas since Reconstruction.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

Arkansas U.S. Senate Election 2002[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tim Hutchinson 445,942 52.7%
Democratic Winston Bryant 400,241 47.3%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - AR US Senate Race - Nov 05, 1996". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - AR US Senate Race - Nov 05, 2002". www.ourcampaigns.com.