1994 romney santorum

  • The Biggest Senate Loser: Romney Or Santorum?

    “Is Rick Santorum electable? Remember his last Senate race? … By historic margins, Pennsylvania voters rejected Rick Santorum,” reads the script of Mitt Romney’slatest attack ad on Rick Santorum in Illinois. But Romney is no stranger to blowout defeats of his own in a race for Senate. Romney, like Santorum lost by 17% in a Senate election, in his 1994 race vs. Ted Kennedy. Romney, however, lost big in a historically good year for Republicans, while Santorum lost big in a historically bad year for Republicans. Here are the numbers.