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Lincoln lost her re-election bid in 2010.

Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Arkansas
  • Residence: Little Rock
  • Born: September 30, 1960; Helena, Ark.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Husband, Steve Lincoln; two children
  • Education: Randolph-Macon Woman's College, B.A. 1982 (biology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: U.S. House, 1993-97; U.S. Senate, 1999-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry - Chairwoman; Energy & Natural Resources (National Parks; Public Lands & Forests; Water & Power); Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Health Care; Social Security, Pensions & Family Policy - Chairwoman); Special Aging
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State Information: Arkansas

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general John Boozman (R) 451,618 57.9%
Blanche Lincoln (D) 288,156 36.9%
Trevor Drown (I) 25,234 3.2%
John Gray (GREEN) 14,430 1.8%
Stephan Hercher (WRI) 519 0.1%
2004 general Blanche Lincoln (D) 580,973 55.8%
Jim Holt (R) 458,036 44.2%
Glen A. Schwarz (Write-In) 212 0%
Gene Mason (Write-In) 128 0%
1998 general Blanche Lambert Lincoln (D) 385,878 55.1%
Fay Boozman (R) 292,906 41.8%
Charley E. Heffley (REF) 21,860 3.1%
1986 general Dale Bumpers (D) 433,122 62.3%
Asa Hutchinson (R) 262,313 37.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 38.86% John McCain: 58.72%
2004 John Kerry: 45% George W. Bush: 54%
2000 Al Gore: 46% George W. Bush: 51%
1996 Bill Clinton: 54% Robert Dole: 37%
1992 Bill Clinton: 53% George H. W. Bush: 35%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 42% George H. W. Bush: 56%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 38% :

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