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United States Senate election in California, 1998

United States Senate election in California, 1998

November 3, 1998

 
Nominee Barbara Boxer Matt Fong
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 4,411,705 3,576,351
Percentage 53.1% 43.0%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Barbara Boxer
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Barbara Boxer
Democratic

The 1998 United States Senate election in California was held on November 2, 1998. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer won re-election to a second term.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

1998 United States Senate Democratic primary, California
Candidate Votes Percentage
Barbara Boxer 2,574,264 92.15%
John Pinkerton 219,250 7.85%
Total votes 2,793,514 100.00%

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

1998 United States Senate Republican primary, California
Candidate Votes Percentage
Matt Fong 1,292,662 45.28%
Darrell Issa 1,142,567 40.02%
Frank Riggs 295,886 10.36%
John M. Brown 48,941 1.71%
Mark Raus 45,480 1.59%
Linh Dao 29,241 1.02%
Total votes 2,854,777 100.00%

Other primaries

1998 United States Senate primary, California (Others)
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Ted Brown 67,408 100.00%
Peace and Freedom Ophie C. Beltran 52,306 100.00%
Reform Timothy R. Erich 45,601 100.00%
American Independent Joseph Perrin, Sr. 24,026 100.00%
Natural Law Brian M. Rees 23,945 100.00%

General election

Candidates

  • Ophie C. Beltran (PF)
  • Barbara Boxer (D), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Ted Brown (L), perennial candidate
  • Timothy R. Erich (Reform)
  • Matt Fong (R), State Treasurer
  • Joseph Perrin, Sr. (American Independent)
  • Brian M. Rees (Natural Law)

Results

1998 United States Senate election, California[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Boxer 4,410,056 53.06%
Republican Matt Fong 3,575,078 43.01%
Libertarian Ted Brown 93,926 1.13%
Reform Timothy R. Erich 82,918 1.00%
American Independent Joseph Perrin, Sr. 54,699 0.66%
Peace and Freedom Ophie C. Beltran 48,685 0.56%
Natural Law Brian M. Rees 46,543 0.59%
Invalid or blank votes %
Totals ' 100.00%
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

Results by county

Final results from the Secretary of State of California. [2]

County Boxer Votes Fong Votes Others Votes
San Francisco 75.23% 179,889 21.93% 52,443 2.83% 6,777
Alameda 69.62% 266,329 27.37% 104,699 3.00% 11,520
Marin 65.41% 66,160 31.76% 32,118 2.83% 2,861
San Mateo 63.14% 130,064 33.87% 69,776 2.98% 6,146
Santa Cruz 62.75% 53,363 32.09% 27,293 5.16% 4,391
Sonoma 61.14% 96,170 34.14% 53,695 4.72% 7,424
Los Angeles 60.84% 1,198,403 35.78% 704,782 3.37% 66,603
Yolo 58.12% 28,491 38.10% 18,680 3.78% 1,852
Santa Clara 57.81% 242,600 38.21% 160,350 3.99% 16,733
Mendocino 57.73% 16,346 35.84% 10,147 6.44% 1,822
Contra Costa 57.52% 172,595 39.30% 117,922 3.18% 9,519
Solano 56.29% 56,772 39.71% 40,051 3.98% 4,027
Lake 54.84% 10,104 40.19% 7,406 4.97% 916
Napa 54.48% 22,654 41.01% 17,052 4.50% 1,874
Monterey 53.17% 46,651 42.63% 37,399 4.19% 3,688
Imperial 51.45% 11,597 41.47% 9,346 7.09% 1,596
San Benito 51.05% 6,428 44.02% 5,543 4.93% 620
Humboldt 50.60% 23,342 44.16% 20,371 5.25% 2,414
Sacramento 50.46% 180,389 45.86% 163,957 3.68% 13,144
Santa Barbara 49.53% 60,911 46.77% 57,512 3.71% 4,554
Merced 48.39% 19,008 47.45% 18,638 4.17% 1,634
San Joaquin 48.00% 59,312 48.10% 59,434 3.91% 4,830
San Bernardino 47.47% 155,093 47.32% 154,591 5.21% 17,033
Stanislaus 47.41% 47,238 48.74% 48,560 3.86% 3,841
Ventura 46.88% 97,207 48.92% 101,440 4.21% 8,716
San Diego 46.21% 339,658 49.22% 361,812 4.58% 33,575
Alpine 45.86% 249 49.17% 267 4.96% 27
Riverside 45.78% 151,287 49.63% 164,019 4.58% 15,152
Fresno 44.28% 75,570 51.81% 88,412 3.91% 6,670
San Luis Obispo 44.16% 37,178 51.93% 43,719 3.92% 3,293
Tuolumne 43.74% 8,752 51.43% 10,289 4.82% 966
Mono 42.84% 1,404 52.46% 1,719 4.70% 154
Kings 42.75% 9,338 52.87% 11,547 4.38% 957
Amador 42.21% 5,614 54.11% 7,197 3.68% 489
Del Norte 41.79% 2,992 52.84% 3,783 5.36% 384
Calaveras 41.44% 6,502 53.04% 8,321 5.53% 866
Nevada 41.17% 15,903 54.88% 21,200 3.95% 1,525
Yuba 41.01% 5,355 53.38% 6,971 5.60% 732
Butte 40.73% 26,540 53.89% 35,112 5.36% 3,503
Trinity 39.27% 1,875 52.06% 2,486 8.66% 414
Siskiyou 39.22% 6,162 55.17% 8,669 5.62% 882
Tulare 39.16% 28,284 56.99% 41,167 3.84% 2,782
Orange 39.05% 276,594 56.75% 401,960 4.19% 29,734
Placer 38.60% 34,160 57.70% 51,063 3.71% 3,278
El Dorado 38.54% 21,697 57.46% 32,345 4.00% 2,254
Mariposa 38.23% 2,690 56.05% 3,944 5.72% 402
Madera 37.55% 9,715 58.13% 15,042 4.32% 1,118
Inyo 37.25% 2,443 57.40% 3,764 5.35% 351
Colusa 37.08% 1,734 58.97% 2,758 3.95% 185
Tehama 36.98% 6,598 56.68% 10,112 6.34% 1,131
Kern 36.58% 51,476 59.25% 83,391 4.17% 5,870
Sutter 35.58% 7,716 60.81% 13,188 3.61% 783
Sierra 34.36% 582 59.50% 1,008 6.14% 104
Shasta 33.97% 17,790 60.01% 31,428 6.03% 3,151
Plumas 33.05% 2,718 61.52% 5,059 5.43% 446
Lassen 32.92% 2,624 60.34% 4,810 6.75% 538
Glenn 31.97% 2,321 62.47% 4,536 5.57% 404
Modoc 31.80% 1,068 60.99% 2,048 7.21% 242

See also

References

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1998/98Stat.htm
  2. ^ [1]

External links

  • JoinCalifornia 1998 General Election
  • SmartVoter.org page on the California Senate race.
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