California Attorney General election, 1998

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
California Attorney General election, 1998
California
1994 ←
November 3, 1998
→ 2002

  Bill-Lockyer.jpg
Nominee Bill Lockyer Dave Stirling
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 4,119,139 3,389,709
Percentage 51.50 42.38

CA1998AttyGen.svg

Election results by county

Attorney General before election

Dan Lungren
Republican

Elected Attorney General

Bill Lockyer
Democratic

The 1998 California Attorney General election occurred on November 3, 1998. The primary elections took place on June 3, 1998. The Democratic nominee, Bill Lockyer, defeated the Republican nominee, Dave Stirling, for the office previously held by incumbent Dan Lungren, who chose not to seek re-election in favor of running for governor.

Primary results[edit]

Final results from the Secretary of State of California.[1]

Democratic[edit]

California Attorney General Democratic primary, 1998
Candidate Votes Percentage
Bill Lockyer 1,294,166 47.27%
Lynn Schenk 685,163 25.03%
Charles M. Calderon 645,574 23.58%
Michael Schmeier 112,875 4.12%
Total votes 2,737,778 100.00%

Republican[edit]

California Attorney General Republican primary, 1998
Candidate Votes Percentage
Dave Stirling 1,612,742 66.40%
Mike Capizzi 815,919 33.60%
Total votes 2,428,661 100.00%

Peace & Freedom[edit]

California Attorney General Peace & Freedom primary, 1998
Candidate Votes Percentage
Robert J. Evans 74,042 53.69%
Gary P. Kast 63,874 46.31%
Total votes 137,916 100.00%

Others[edit]

California Attorney General primary, 1998 (Others)
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Joseph S. Farina 86,720 100.00%
American Independent Diane Beall Templin 78,055 100.00%

General election results[edit]

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

California Attorney General election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Lockyer 4,119,139 51.50%
Republican Dave Stirling 3,389,709 42.38%
American Independent Diane Beall Templin 194,077 2.43%
Libertarian Joseph S. Farina 149,430 1.87%
Peace and Freedom Robert J. Evans 145,379 1.82%
Invalid or blank votes 623,404 7.23%
Totals 8,621,138 100.00%
Voter turnout 41.32%
Democratic gain from Republican

Results by county[edit]

Results from the Secretary of State of California:[2]

County Lockyer Votes Stirling Votes Templin Votes Others Votes
San Francisco 75.01% 165,888 17.38% 38,434 2.56% 5,659 5.05% 11,163
Alameda 69.43% 253,905 24.12% 88,209 2.14% 7,810 4.31% 15,766
Marin 61.95% 60,229 31.96% 31,074 2.12% 2,059 3.97% 3,860
San Mateo 61.00% 119,362 32.85% 64,276 2.39% 4,674 3.76% 7,369
Los Angeles 60.46% 1,134,245 34.38% 644,969 1.89% 35,464 3.27% 61,429
Santa Cruz 57.79% 46,925 31.47% 25,551 3.28% 2,661 7.46% 6,058
Yolo 57.12% 27,967 37.12% 18,172 1.97% 966 3.79% 1,853
Sonoma 56.91% 87,921 34.67% 53,566 3.16% 4,879 5.26% 8,129
Solano 56.55% 55,766 37.79% 37,264 2.61% 2,575 3.05% 3,012
Santa Clara 56.09% 222,707 36.94% 146,660 2.78% 11,040 4.19% 16,656
Contra Costa 55.63% 158,611 38.60% 110,060 2.30% 6,571 3.46% 9,855
Monterey 52.14% 46,315 41.05% 36,463 2.78% 2,467 4.03% 3,582
Napa 51.90% 21,621 41.29% 17,198 2.85% 1,189 3.96% 1,648
Lake 51.72% 9,521 41.73% 7,683 2.75% 506 3.80% 700
Mendocino 51.49% 14,148 36.57% 10,047 3.56% 978 8.38% 2,302
San Benito 49.67% 6,337 42.91% 5,475 3.14% 400 4.29% 547
Merced 49.30% 18,979 45.43% 17,488 2.45% 943 2.82% 1,086
Sacramento 49.17% 171,917 45.41% 158,784 2.27% 7,946 3.15% 10,997
Imperial 48.62% 11,325 41.94% 9,769 3.17% 739 6.26% 1,459
Stanislaus 46.37% 45,540 48.81% 47,937 2.08% 2,042 2.74% 2,691
Santa Barbara 46.14% 54,190 47.42% 55,699 2.42% 2,838 4.02% 4,732
San Joaquin 46.12% 55,161 48.77% 58,324 2.44% 2,915 2.68% 3,196
San Bernardino 45.87% 147,602 47.97% 154,357 2.82% 9,069 3.34% 10,738
Humboldt 45.39% 20,156 43.33% 19,243 2.79% 1,240 8.49% 3,771
Fresno 44.61% 74,110 50.02% 83,082 2.17% 3,599 3.20% 5,320
Ventura 44.53% 88,110 49.37% 97,678 2.55% 5,047 3.55% 7,014
Riverside 43.71% 145,032 50.45% 167,416 2.60% 8,635 3.23% 10,743
Kings 42.99% 9,557 50.77% 11,286 2.68% 596 3.56% 792
Tuolumne 42.54% 8,311 51.68% 10,098 2.55% 499 3.23% 631
Del Norte 42.52% 3,087 49.60% 3,601 3.58% 260 4.30% 312
San Luis Obispo 42.22% 35,521 51.76% 43,542 2.66% 2,241 3.35% 2,822
San Diego 42.06% 289,580 51.12% 351,967 2.92% 20,089 3.91% 26,901
Alpine 41.07% 223 48.25% 262 5.52% 30 5.15% 28
Amador 41.04% 5,331 53.80% 6,988 2.11% 274 3.05% 396
Yuba 40.82% 5,424 52.17% 6,933 3.25% 432 3.76% 500
Trinity 40.49% 1,969 47.48% 2,309 5.16% 251 6.87% 334
Tehama 39.75% 7,228 52.65% 9,572 3.92% 712 3.69% 670
Butte 39.47% 24,949 53.85% 34,037 2.87% 1,814 3.81% 2,408
Siskiyou 39.22% 6,331 52.46% 8,468 3.57% 577 4.75% 767
Calaveras 39.16% 6,177 52.34% 8,256 2.68% 423 5.82% 918
Plumas 38.92% 3,253 55.13% 4,608 2.62% 219 3.33% 278
Tulare 38.74% 27,663 56.23% 40,154 2.06% 1,472 2.98% 2,123
Mono 38.66% 1,302 54.10% 1,822 2.29% 77 4.96% 167
Nevada 38.14% 14,327 55.61% 20,889 2.54% 955 3.71% 1,390
Orange 37.60% 254,444 56.50% 382,392 2.48% 16,803 3.43% 23,159
Kern 37.35% 50,571 56.51% 76,512 2.74% 3,713 3.39% 4,588
Madera 36.86% 9,520 57.06% 14,736 2.46% 636 3.61% 933
Mariposa 36.85% 2,567 54.64% 3,806 3.22% 224 5.30% 369
El Dorado 36.44% 20,531 57.23% 32,240 2.63% 1,484 3.70% 2,084
Sierra 36.31% 618 53.94% 918 3.58% 61 6.17% 105
Lassen 36.04% 2,921 56.00% 4,538 3.83% 310 4.14% 335
Placer 36.01% 30,488 58.11% 49,202 2.25% 1,903 3.64% 3,077
Shasta 35.84% 18,581 57.19% 29,653 3.65% 1,893 3.32% 1,721
Colusa 35.68% 1,695 59.82% 2,842 1.60% 76 2.91% 138
Inyo 35.36% 2,328 57.52% 3,787 3.37% 222 3.75% 247
Glenn 35.17% 2,592 58.34% 4,299 3.12% 230 3.37% 248
Sutter 34.04% 7,328 60.97% 13,126 2.42% 521 2.58% 554
Modoc 33.03% 1,132 58.01% 1,988 4.93% 169 4.03% 138

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]