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1974 United States Senate election in Wisconsin

The 1974 United States Senate election in Wisconsin was held on November 5, 1974. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson won re-election to a third term.

United States Senate election in Wisconsin, 1974

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Nominee Gaylord Nelson Tom Petri
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 740,700 429,327
Percentage 61.8% 35.8%

Wisconsin Senate Election Results by County, 1974.svg
County results
Nelson:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Petri:      50-60%      60-70%

U.S. Senator before election

Gaylord Nelson
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Gaylord Nelson
Democratic

Major candidatesEdit

DemocraticEdit

RepublicanEdit

ResultsEdit

General election results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Gaylord Nelson 740,700 61.8%
Republican Tom Petri 429,327 35.8%
American Gerald L. McFarren 24,003 2.0%
Lowering the Property Tax Roman Blenski 5,396 0.6%

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