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United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1984


United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1984

United States Senate election in Minnesota, 1984

November 6, 1984

Nominee Rudy Boschwitz Joan Growe
Party Independent-Republican DFL
Popular vote 1,199,926 852,844
Percentage 58.08% 41.28%

U.S. Senator before election

Rudy Boschwitz

Elected U.S. Senator

Rudy Boschwitz

The 1984 United States Senate election in Minnesota was held on November 6, 1984. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Rudy Boschwitz defeated Democratic challenger Joan Growe.

Major Candidates


Joan Growe, Secretary of State of Minnesota


Rudy Boschwitz, Incumbent U.S. Senator since 1978


General election results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Rudy Boschwitz 1,199,926 58.08%
Democratic Joan Growe 852,844 41.28%
Socialist Workers Eleanor Garcia 5,351 0.26%
New Union Party Jeffrey M. Miller 4,653 0.23%
Libertarian Richard Putnam 3,129 0.15%


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