United States Senate election in Virginia, 1990

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
United States Senate election in Virginia, 1990

← 1984 November 5, 1990 1996 →
Turnout 25.5% (voting eligible)[1]
  Warner(R-VA).jpg No image.svg
Nominee John Warner Nancy B. Spannaus
Party Republican Independent
Popular vote 876,782 196,755
Percentage 80.9% 18.2%

2002 virginia senate election map.png
U.S. Senate election results map. Red denotes counties/districts won by Warner.

U.S. senator before election

John Warner

Elected U.S. Senator

John Warner

The 1990 United States Senate election in Virginia took place on November 5, 1990. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John W. Warner won re-election to a third term. No Democrat filed to run against him as he won every single county and city in the state with over 60% of the vote. Independent Nancy B. Spannaus (an affiliate of the controversial Lyndon LaRouche) got 18% of the vote, as she was the only other candidate on the ballot besides Warner.


General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Warner (inc.) 876,782 80.91% +10.86%
Independent Nancy B. Spannaus 196,755 18.16%
Write-ins 10,153 0.94%
Majority 680,027 62.75% +22.65%
Turnout 1,083,690
Republican hold Swing


  1. Dr. Michael McDonald (March 25, 2013). "Turnout 1980-2012". George Mason University. Retrieved April 3, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1990election.pdf

External links

Preceded by
Chuck Robb
Virginia U.S. Senate elections
John Warner
Succeeded by
Chuck Robb