2020 United States Senate election in Wyoming

An election happened on November 3, 2020, to elect a Senator from the U.S. state of Wyoming. The two people in the election were Cynthia Lummis (Republican Party) and Merav Ben-David (Democratic Party). Mike Enzi who was the senator was not going to try to be reelected so the seat was left for a new person. Cynthia Lummins won the election and became the first woman senator from Wyoming.

2020 United States Senate election in Wyoming

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Nominee Cynthia Lummis Merav Ben-David
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 198,100 72,766
Percentage 72.8% 26.8%

2020 United States Senate election in Wyoming results map by county.svg
County results
Lummis:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      >90%
Ben-David:      60–70%

U.S. Senator before election

Mike Enzi
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Cynthia Lummis
Republican

There were primary elections for the political parties. Ten people were in the Republican Party primary election and six people were in the Democratic Party primary election. Cynthia Lummis won the Republican Party primary election and Merav Ben-David won the Democratic Party primary election.

Republican Party primaryEdit

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis 63,511 59.67%
Republican Robert Short 13,473 12.66%
Republican Bryan Miller 10,946 10.28%
Republican Donna Rice 5,881 5.53%
Republican R. Mark Armstrong 3,904 3.67%
Republican Joshua Wheeler 3,763 3.53%
Republican John Holtz 1,820 1.71%
Republican Devon Cade 1,027 0.96%
Republican Michael Kemler 985 0.93%
Republican Star Roselli 627 0.59%
Republican Write-ins 501 0.47%
Total votes 106,438 100.00%

Democratic Party primaryEdit

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Merav Ben-David 9,584 40.28%
Democratic Yana Ludwig 4,931 20.73%
Democratic Nathan Wendt 4,212 17.70%
Democratic Kenneth Casner 2,139 8.99%
Democratic Rex Wilde 1,888 7.93%
Democratic James DeBrine 865 3.64%
Democratic Write-ins 173 0.73%
Total votes 23,792 100.00%

ResultsEdit

United States Senate election in Wyoming, 2020[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis 198,100 72.85% +0.66%
Democratic Merav Ben-David 72,766 26.76% +9.31%
Write-in 1,071 0.39% +0.11%
Total votes 271,937 100.0%
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Statewide Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Electionmary.xlsx" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  2. "Statewide Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 3, 2020" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Retrieved November 11, 2020.