2020 United States Senate election in Nebraska
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An election happened on November 3, 2020 to elect a Senator from the U.S. state of Nebraska. The main two people in the election were Ben Sasse (Republican Party), Chris Janicek (Democratic Party). Sasse won the election and went back to the Senate for a second term.
This election was strange because Democratic nominee Chris Janicek, lost the support of his party after a number of scandals, write-in candidate Preston Love Jr., got the support of the state Democratic Party instead but Janicek was still on the ballot. Primary elections happened on March 12, 2020. There were two people in the Republican Party primary election. Ben Sasse won the primary election against Matt Innis. There was seven people in the Democratic Party primary election. Chris Janicek won the primary election. Gene Siadek was the only person in the Libertarian Party primary election. They won the Libertarian Party primary election.
Republican Party primary[change | change source]
|Republican||Ben Sasse (incumbent)||215,207||75.21%|
Democratic Party primary[change | change source]
Libertarian Party primary[change | change source]
Write-in candidates[change | change source]
Democratic Party[change | change source]
Results[change | change source]
|United States Senate election in Nebraska, 2020|
|Republican||Ben Sasse (incumbent)||583,507||62.74%||-1.60%|
|Democratic||Preston Love Jr. (write-in)||58,411||6.28%||N/A|
References[change | change source]
- "Primary Election Official Results" (PDF). Nebraska Secretary of State. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
- Dvorak, Gina (September 10, 2020). "Nebraska Democrats announce Preston Love Jr. as write-in candidate for Senate". 6News. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
- "General Election Official Results" (PDF). Nebraska Secretary of State. Retrieved December 4, 2020.