2008 United States Senate Election in Wyoming
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2008 United States Senate Election in Wyoming

United States Senate election in Wyoming, 2008

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Nominee Mike Enzi Chris Rothfuss
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 189,046 60,631
Percentage 75.6% 24.3%

Wyoming Senate Election Results by County, 2008.svg
County Results
Enzi:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%

U.S. Senator before election

Mike Enzi
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Mike Enzi
Republican

The 2008 United States Senate election in Wyoming was held November 4, 2008. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mike Enzi won re-election to a third term.

Democratic primary

Candidates

  • Chris Rothfuss, chemical engineer and university professor
  • Al Hamburg, perennial candidate

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris Rothfuss 14,221 62.38%
Democratic Al Hamburg 8,578 37.62%
Total votes 22,799 100.00%

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Enzi (incumbent) 69,195 100.00%
Total votes 69,195 100.00%

General election

Candidates

Predictions

CQ Politics ranked the race as 'Safe Republican'.

Polling

Poll Source Dates administered Chris
Rothfuss (D)
Mike
Enzi (R)
Research 2000/Daily Kos September 22-24, 2008 35% 59%

Results

General election results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mike Enzi (incumbent) 189,046 75.63% +2.68%
Democratic Chris Rothfuss 60,631 24.26% -2.79%
Write-ins 269 0.11%
Majority 128,415 51.38% +5.47%
Turnout 249,946
Republican hold Swing

References

External links


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