1996 Senatorial Special Election Results - Oregon
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by Z on 2007-01-05

Popular Vote
Ron WydenDemocratic 571,739 48.38%
Gordon SmithRepublican 553,519 46.84%
Karen E. ShillingAmerican 25,597 2.17%
Gene NanniLibertarian 15,698 1.33%
Vickie ValdezSocialist 7,872 0.67%
Lou GoldPacific 7,225 0.61%
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Election Notes:
  • Special Senate Election: Held on Jan. 30, 1996
  • Winner of the Special Election: replaces resigning Senator Bob Packwood
Demographic Data

2000 Population:3,421,399Enum.2000 Population Density:13.8persons/km2
1996 Population:3,247,111Est.1996 Population Density:13.1persons/km2
1990 Population:2,842,337Enum.1990 Population Density:11.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):248,631km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.9%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Oregon Secretary of State. Oregon Special Election Official Results, Oregon Secretary of State (p://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/jan3096/other.info/result.htm) (accessed 05 Jan 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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