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2020 United States Senate election in Wyoming

← 2014 November 3, 2020 2026 →
  Cynthia Lummis U.S. Senator.jpg
Merav Ben-David.jpg
Nominee Cynthia Lummis Merav Ben-David
Party Republican Democrat
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

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.

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 primary

Republican primary results
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 primary

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

Results

United States Senate election in Wyoming, 2020
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cynthia Lummis 198,100 72.85% +0.66%
Democrat 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
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