1990 United States Senate election in West Virginia

The 1990 United States Senate election in West Virginia was held November 6, 1990. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller won re-election to a second term.

1990 United States Senate election in West Virginia

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Nominee Jay Rockefeller John C. Yoder
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 276,234 128,071
Percentage 68.3% 31.7%

1990 United States Senate election in West Virginia results map by county.svg
County results
Rockefeller:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Yoder:      50–60%

U.S. senator before election

Jay Rockefeller
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Jay Rockefeller
Democratic

Major candidatesEdit

DemocraticEdit

RepublicanEdit

  • John C. Yoder, former Kansas District Court judge, former U.S. Supreme Court fellow

ResultsEdit

General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jay Rockefeller (incumbent) 276,234 68.32% +16.50%
Republican John C. Yoder 128,071 31.68% -16.05%
Total votes 404,305 100.00% N/A
Democratic hold

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