1998 Wyoming gubernatorial election

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1998 Wyoming gubernatorial election

← 1994 November 3, 1998 (1998-11-03) 2002 →
Turnout73.01% Registered Decrease 11.50%
38.56% of Total Population Decrease 5.75%
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Nominee Jim Geringer John Vinich
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 97,235 70,754
Percentage 55.6% 40.5%

Wyoming Gubernatorial Election Results by County, 1998.svg
County results
Geringer:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Vinich:      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Jim Geringer
Republican

Elected Governor

Jim Geringer
Republican

The Wyoming gubernatorial election of 1998 took place on November 3, 1998. Incumbent Republican Jim Geringer ran successfully for re-election to a second term as Governor of Wyoming, defeating Democratic nominee John Vinich.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Geringer (incumbent) 56,015 66.54
Republican Bill Taliaferro 28,164 33.46
Total votes 84,179 100

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Vinich 18,054 53.89
Democratic Keith Goodenough 9,033 26.96
Democratic Phil Roberts 6,415 19.15
Total votes 29,002 100

Results[edit]

Wyoming gubernatorial election, 1998[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jim Geringer (incumbent) 97,235 55.60
Democratic John Vinich 70,754 40.46
Libertarian Dave Dawson 6,899 3.94
Total votes '174,888' '100'

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 Gubernatorial Republican Primary Election Results - Wyoming". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
  2. ^ "1998 Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Election Results - Wyoming". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
  3. ^ "1998 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Wyoming". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 30 December 2014.