1998 Vermont gubernatorial election

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Vermont gubernatorial election, 1998

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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 Vermont gubernatorial election of 1998 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.