Key Race Results

November 7, 1996

Key Race Results

Here are the results of several races of special interest to federal employees. They involve Republican freshmen fighting to hold on to their seats and Senators and Representatives in key positions on committees and subcommittees that deal with federal employee issues.

LAST UPDATE: 11:30 AM 11/7/96

Most data is from the Associated Press, as reported in the Washington Post. "NW" in the comments column indicates that the race had not been called as of press time. The winner's name is highlighted in bold.

Embattled Freshmen

Rep. Jon Christensen (R-NE) 55% James Davis (D) 42%
Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R-AZ) 47% Steve Owens (D) 47%
Rep. Frederick Heineman (R-NC)44% David Price (D) 54%
Rep. John Hostettler (R-IN)50% J. Weinzapfel (D) 48%
Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH)55% Thomas Coyne (D) 41%
Rep. Mark Neumann (R-WI)51% Lydia Spotswaud (D) 49%
Rep. Andrea Seastrand (R-CA) 43% Walter Holden Capps (D) 49%
NW Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX)46% Nick Lampson (D) 44%
Rep. Randy Tate (R-WA) 46% Adam Smith (D) 51%
Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-KS) 50% Randy Rathbun (D) 47%

Key Senators

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)71% James W. Hunt (D)28%
Sen. Ted Stevens (R-ALASKA) 77% Theresa Nangle Obermeyer (D) 10%
"Shadow" Sen. Paul Strauss (D-DC)76% Gloria Corn (R)14%
Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN)61% J. Houston Gordon (D)37%
Sen. John Warner (R-VA) 53% Mark Warner (D)47%

Key Representatives

Rep. Dan Burton, (R-Ind.)75% Carrie Dillard-Trammell (D)23%
Rep. Frank Cremeans (R-OH)49% Ted Strickland (D)51%
Rep. Thomas Davis (R-Va.)64% Tom Norton (D)35%
Rep. Benjamin Gilman (R-NY)57% Yash Aggarwal (D)38%
Steny Hoyer (D-MD)57% John Morgan (R)43%
Rep. Ernest Jim Istook (R-OK)70% James Forsythe (D)27%
Rep. John Kasich (R-OH)67% Cynthia L. Ruccia (D)31%
Rep. John McHugh (R-NY)71% Donald Ravenscroft (D)25%
Rep. John Mica (R-FL)62% George Stuart Jr (D)38%
Rep. James Moran (D-VA)66% John Otey (R)28%
Rep. Constance Morella (R-MD)61% Donald Moorers (D)39%
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) 90% Sprague Simonds (R) 7%
Rep. Major Owens (D-NY)92% Caludette Hayle (R)8%
Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) 68% Paul Stepanek (R) 24%
Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA)72% Robert Weinberg (D)25%
Rep. Albert Wynn (D-MD)85% John Kimble (R)15%
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