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2020 United States Senate election in Mississippi

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

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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

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.

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.

Democratic Party primary

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Results by county
Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat Mike Espy 250,496 93.12%
Democrat Tobey Bartee 11,148 4.14%
Democrat Jensen Bohren 7,345 2.74%
Total votes 268,989 100.0%

Republican Party primary

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

Other candidates

Libertarian Party

Nominee
  • Jimmy Edwards

Results

United States Senate election in Mississippi, 2020
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith (incumbent) 709,539 54.10% +0.25%
Democrat 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
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