Lost in the General
Businessman Mike McFadden ran to unseat Sen. Franken (D).
Franken has not been a friend of business, scoring only 20% on BIPAC’s 112th Voting Record. First elected in 2008, he won by only a few hundred votes.
Mike McFadden has a business background, currently on a leave of absence from his role of co-CEO at Lazard Middle Market, and has the support of the local Minnesota business community.
McFadden lost in the general election by approximately 200,000 votes
A. Franken (i) 53.2% 1,052,794
M. McFadden 42.9% 849,932
S. Carlson 2.4% 47,604
H. Johnson 1.5% 29,686