2020 United States Senate election in Mississippi

An election happened on November 3, 2020 to elect a Senator from the U.S. state of Mississippi. The main two people in the election were Cindy Hyde-Smith (Republican Party) and Mike Espy (Democratic Party). Hyde-Smith won the election and stayed as Senator.

2020 United States Senate election in Mississippi

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Nominee Cindy Hyde-Smith Mike Espy
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 709,539 578,806
Percentage 54.10% 44.13%

2020 United States Senate election in Mississippi results map by county.svg
County Results

Hyde-Smith:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Espy:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

U.S. Senator before election

Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican

Primary elections happened on March 10, 2020. There were three people in the Democratic Party primary: Mike Espy, Tobey Bartee, and Jensen Bohren. Espy won this primary. Only Cindy Hyde-Smith was in the Republican Party primary as she was already a Sneator. The Libertarian Party chose Jimmy Edwards for the election.[1]

Democratic Party primaryEdit

 
Results by county
Map legend
  •   Espy—≥90%
  •   Espy—80–90%
  •   Espy—70–80%
  •   Bartee—50–60%
Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Espy 250,496 93.12%
Democratic Tobey Bartee 11,148 4.14%
Democratic Jensen Bohren 7,345 2.74%
Total votes 268,989 100.0%

Republican Party primaryEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith (incumbent) 235,463 100.0%
Total votes 235,463 100.0%

Other candidatesEdit

Libertarian PartyEdit

NomineeEdit
  • Jimmy Edwards[4]

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Mississippi, 2020[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith (incumbent) 709,539 54.10% +0.25%
Democratic Mike Espy 578,806 44.13% -2.02%
Libertarian Jimmy Edwards 23,152 1.77% N/A
Total votes 1,311,497 100.00%
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. "United States Senate election in Mississippi, 2020 (March 10 Democratic primary)". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  2. "2020 State Democratic Party Certified Primary Election Results". MS DEMS. June 3, 2020. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved June 3, 2020.
  3. "2020 State Republican Party Certified Primary Election Results". MS GOP. June 3, 2020. Archived from the original on August 14, 2020. Retrieved June 3, 2020.
  4. Pettus, Emily (Mar 11, 2020). "Espy wins Mississippi US Senate primary, setting up rematch with Hyde-Smith". Associated Press. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  5. "State of Mississippi OFFICIAL 2020 GENERAL ELECTION CERTIFIED RESULTS" (PDF). State of Mississippi Secretary of State. Retrieved December 14, 2020.