Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 1998

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Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 1998
Rhode Island
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  Lincoln Almond.jpg
Candidate Lincoln Almond Myrth York Robert Healey
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Popular vote 156,180 129,105 19,250
Percentage 50.97% 42.13% 6.28%

The 1998 Rhode Island gubernatorial election took place on November 7, 1998. Republican Lincoln Almond defeated Democrat Myrth York.

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican Party primary results1
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lincoln Almond (inc.) 5,510 100.00%
Totals 5,510 100.00%

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results2
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Myrth York 53,561 82.89%
Democratic Jack Dennison Potter 11,055 17.11%
Totals 64,616 100.00%

Cool Moose primary

  • Robert J. Healey, Jr., businessman and perennial candidate

Reform primary

  • Joseph Devine, 1992 Reform Party nominee for governor

Election results

Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 19983
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Lincoln Almond (inc.) 156,180 50.97% +3.59%
Democratic Myrth York 129,105 42.13% -1.41%
Cool Moose Robert J. Healey, Jr. 19,250 6.28%
Reform Joseph F. Devine 1,848 0.60%
Write-ins 62 0.02%
Majority 27,075 8.84% +5.01%
Turnout 306,445
Republican hold Swing

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