1994 United States Senate election in Missouri

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United States Senate election in Missouri, 1994

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  Senator John Ashcroft1.jpg Rep. Alan Wheat.jpg
Nominee John Ashcroft Alan Wheat
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,060,149 633,697
Percentage 59.7% 35.7%

Missouri Senatorial Election Results by County, 1994.svg
County Results

Ashcroft:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%

Wheat:      60–70%

U.S. Senator before election

John Danforth

Elected U.S. Senator

John Ashcroft

The 1994 United States Senate election in Missouri was held November 8, 1994. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John Danforth decided to retire and not seek re-election. Former Governor of Missouri John Ashcroft won the open seat in a landslide.[1]

Major candidates




Source Date Ashcroft (R) Wheat (D)
Kansas City Star November 1, 1994 58% 29%


Missouri United States Senate election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Ashcroft 1,060,149 59.72
Democratic Alan Wheat 633,697 35.70
Libertarian Bill Johnson 81,264 4.58
Write-In Votes 6 0.0
Majority 426,452 24.02
Turnout 1,775,116

See also


  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1994election.pdf
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