U.S. Senate delegation from Wyoming

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Wyoming.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Wyoming are:

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
John Barrasso
John Barrasso.jpg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Wyoming 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Mike Enzi
Mike Enzi.jpg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Wyoming 1997January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link

Election history

For more information on the different classes of U.S. Senators, please see: Classes of United States Senators

Class I

Senators in Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election.[1] Senators in Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.[1]

2012

U.S. Senate, Wyoming General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Tim Chesnut 21.7% 53,019
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Barrasso Incumbent 75.8% 185,250
     Country Joel Otto 2.5% 6,176
Total Votes 244,445
Source: Wyoming Secretary of State, "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2008
Barrasso won the 2008 special election to the U.S. Senate, defeating Nick Carter (D).[2]

U.S. Senate Special Election, Wyoming, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Barrasso Incumbent 73.4% 183,063
     Democratic Nick Carter 26.6% 66,202
Total Votes 249,265

2006
On November 7, 2006, Craig Thomas won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating Dale Groutage in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Wyoming, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Thomas Incumbent 68.9% 135,174
     Democratic Dale Groutage 29.4% 57,671
     None Under Votes 1.5% 3,019
     None Over Votes 0% 60
     None Write-In 0.1% 291
Total Votes 196,215

2000
On November 7, 2000, Craig Thomas won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating Mel Logan and Margaret Dawson in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, Wyoming, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Thomas Incumbent 73.8% 157,622
     Democratic Mel Logan 22% 47,087
     Libertarian Margaret Dawson 4.2% 8,950
Total Votes 213,659

Class II

Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election.[5] Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2015.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Enzi won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating Chris Rothfuss (D).[6]

U.S. Senate, Wyoming General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Enzi Incumbent 75.7% 189,046
     Democratic Chris Rothfuss 24.3% 60,631
Total Votes 249,677

2002

On November 5, 2002, Mike Enzi won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Joyce Jansa Corcoran (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. Senate, Wyoming General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Enzi incumbent 73% 133,710
     Democratic Joyce Jansa Corcoran 27% 49,570
Total Votes 183,280

1996

On November 5, 1996, Mike Enzi won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Kathy Karpan (D), W. David Herbert (L) and Lloyd Marsden (T) in the general election.[8]

U.S. Senate, Wyoming General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Enzi 54.1% 114,116
     Democratic Kathy Karpan 42.2% 89,103
     Libertarian W. David Herbert 2.5% 5,289
     Natural Law Lloyd Marsden 1.2% 2,569
Total Votes 211,077

Historical members

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Wyoming.

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Wyoming
Party Total
     Democratic 8
     Republican 15
Total Senators 23
Class 1 Senators from Wyoming
Senator Years Served Party
Francis E. Warren 1890-1893 Republican
Clarence D. Clark 1895-1917 Democratic
John B. Kendrick 1917-1933 Democratic
Joseph C. O'Mahoney 1934-1953 Democratic
Frank A. Barrett 1953-1959 Republican
Gale W. McGee 1959-1977 Democratic
Malcolm Wallop 1977-1995 Republican
Craig L. Thomas 1995-2007 Republican
John Barrasso 2007-Present Republican
Class 2 Senators from Wyoming
Senator Years Served Party
Joseph M. Carey 1890-1895 Republican
Francis E. Warren 1895-1929 Republican
Patrick J. Sullivan 1929-1930 Republican
Robert D. Carey 1930-1937 Republican
Henry H. Schwartz 1937-1943 Democratic
Edward V. Robertson 1943-1949 Republican
Lester C. Hunt 1949-1954 Democratic
Edward D. Crippa 1954-1954 Republican
Joseph C. O'Mahoney 1954-1961 Democratic
John Joseph Hickey 1961-1962 Democratic
Milward L. Simpson 1962-1967 Republican
Clifford P. Hansen 1967-1978 Republican
Alan K. Simpson 1979-1997 Republican
Mike Enzi 1997-Present Republican

See also

References