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2000 United States Senate election in Ohio

The 2000 United States Senate election in Ohio took place on November 7, 2000. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mike DeWine won re-election to a second term. DeWine's victory made him the first Republican re-elected to the Senate in Ohio since John W. Bricker in 1952. As of 2019, this is the last time the Republicans have won the Class 1 Senate Seat from Ohio.

United States Senate election in Ohio, 2000

← 1994 November 7, 2000 2006 →
Turnout63.6% (Registered Voters)
  Mike DeWine official photo.jpg Ted Celeste.jpg
Nominee Mike DeWine Ted Celeste
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,665,512 1,595,066
Percentage 59.9% 35.9%

Ohio US Senate Election Results by County, 2000.svg
County Results

DeWine:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Celeste:      40–50%      50–60%

U.S. Senator before election

Mike DeWine
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Mike DeWine
Republican

Contents

Republican primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultEdit

Republican primary result[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike DeWine (Incumbent) 1,029,860 79.51
Republican Ronald Richard Dickson 161,185 12.44
Republican Frank Cremeans 104,219 8.05
Total votes 1,295,264 100

Democratic primaryEdit

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Democratic primary result[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Celeste 375,205 43.86
Democratic Marvin McMickle 208,291 24.35
Democratic Richard Cordray 202,345 23.65
Democratic Dan Radakovich 69,620 8.14
Total votes 855,461 100

General electionEdit

DebatesEdit

ResultsEdit

Ohio United States Senate election, 2000[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mike DeWine (Incumbent) 2,665,512 59.9% +6.5%
Democratic Ted Celeste 1,595,066 35.9% -3.3%
Libertarian John McAlister 116,724 2.6% 0.00%
Natural Law Party (United States) John Eastman 70,713 1.6% 0.00%
Write-in 786 0.00% 0.00%
Majority 1,076,446
Turnout 4,448,801 63.6
Republican hold Swing {{{swing}}}

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