Minnesota: Coleman wins U.S. Senate race

Nov. 6, 2002 at 10:45 AM

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Republican Norm Coleman scored a 40,000-vote victory over former Vice President Walter Mondale in a whirlwind race for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat, which followed the death of incumbent Democrat Paul Wellstone. Mondale conceded Wednesday morning after the vote count showed him trailing by 2 percentage points with nearly 99 percent of the vote counted.

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