1998 Vermont gubernatorial election

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1998 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Nominee Howard Dean Ruth Dwyer
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 121,425 89,726
Percentage 55.7% 41.1%

Vermont Gubernatorial Election Results by County, 1998.svg
Election results by county
Dean:      50–60%      60–70%
Dwyer:      40–50%      50–60%

Governor before election

Howard Dean
Democratic

Elected Governor

Howard Dean
Democratic

The 1998 Vermont gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1998. Incumbent Democrat Howard Dean ran successfully for re-election to a fourth full term as Governor of Vermont, defeating Republican candidate Ruth Dwyer.

Democratic primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Howard Dean (inc.) 16,798 93.5
Democratic Other 1,150 6.4
Total votes '17,948' '100'

Republican primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Ruth Dwyer 30,224 57.5
Republican Bernie Rome 21,196 40.3
Republican Other 1,111 2.1
Total votes '52,531' '100'

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Vermont gubernatorial election, 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Howard Dean (inc.) 121,425 55.67
Republican Ruth Dwyer 89,726 41.14
Vermont Grassroots Joel Williams 3,305 1.52
Libertarian Amy Berkey 2,141 0.98
Liberty Union Richard Gottlieb 1,177 0.54
N/A Write-ins 346 0.16
Total votes '218,120' '100'

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Primary Election Results" (PDF). Office of the Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  2. ^ "1998 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Vermont". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 30 December 2014.