California Insurance Commissioner election, 1998

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California Insurance Commissioner election, 1998
California
1994 ←
November 3, 1998
→ 2002

 
Nominee Chuck Quackenbush Diane Martinez
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 4,006,762 3,519,453
Percentage 49.86 43.80

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Election results by county

Ins. Comm. before election

Chuck Quackenbush
Republican

Elected Ins. Comm.

Chuck Quackenbush
Republican

The 1998 California Insurance Commissioner election occurred on November 3, 1998. The primary elections took place on June 3, 1998. The Republican incumbent, Chuck Quackenbush, narrowly defeated the Democratic nominee, State Assemblywoman Diane Martinez.

Primary results[edit]

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

Democratic[edit]

California Insurance Commissioner Democratic primary, 1998
Candidate Votes Percentage
Diane Martinez 1,343,736 57.42%
Hal Brown 996,356 42.58%
Total votes 2,340,092 100.00%

Peace & Freedom[edit]

California Insurance Commissioner Peace & Freedom primary, 1998
Candidate Votes Percentage
Gary R. Ramos 86,772 54.47%
Tom Condit 72,535 45.53%
Total votes 159,307 100.00%

Others[edit]

California Insurance Commissioner primary, 1998 (Others)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chuck Quackenbush 2,586,052 100.00%
Libertarian Dale F. Ogden 131,636 100.00%
Natural Law Barbara Bourdette 113,877 100.00%
American Independent Merton D. Short 72,959 100.00%

Election results[edit]

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

California Insurance Commissioner election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chuck Quackenbush (incumbent) 4,006,762 49.86%
Democratic Diane Martinez 3,519,453 43.80%
Libertarian Dale F. Ogden 169,922 2.11%
Natural Law Barbara Bourdette 130,834 1.63%
Peace and Freedom Gary R. Ramos 116,091 1.44%
American Independent Merton D. Short 92,975 1.16%
Invalid or blank votes 585,101 6.79%
Totals 8,621,138 100.00%
Voter turnout 41.23%
Republican hold

Results by county[edit]

County Quackenbush Votes Martinez Votes Ogden Votes Others Votes
San Francisco 71.85% 153,211 21.05% 44,880 2.22% 4,740 4.88% 10,409
Alameda 63.40% 227,332 29.33% 105,177 2.20% 7,890 5.06% 18,144
Marin 59.05% 56,041 34.40% 32,649 2.52% 2,392 4.02% 3,817
San Mateo 56.75% 110,191 36.50% 70,876 2.56% 4,976 4.19% 8,137
Santa Cruz 51.71% 42,297 39.02% 31,918 3.33% 2,726 5.93% 4,849
Sonoma 51.02% 77,915 39.93% 60,979 2.84% 4,334 6.22% 9,501
Contra Costa 50.58% 145,715 42.67% 122,939 2.39% 6,894 4.35% 12,553
Santa Clara 50.49% 199,576 42.24% 166,962 2.81% 11,103 4.47% 17,651
Los Angeles 50.41% 959,748 43.95% 836,834 1.73% 32,846 3.92% 74,548
Solano 49.76% 48,896 44.05% 43,285 1.95% 1,921 4.23% 4,162
Yolo 49.28% 24,287 45.23% 22,290 1.69% 835 3.79% 1,868
Mendocino 47.68% 12,856 40.19% 10,836 3.42% 923 8.71% 2,349
Imperial 47.47% 11,127 45.10% 10,571 1.32% 310 6.10% 1,430
Napa 47.09% 19,439 45.13% 18,629 2.50% 1,032 5.27% 2,178
Monterey 45.00% 39,954 48.40% 42,968 2.07% 1,840 4.53% 4,019
Lake 43.71% 8,021 49.12% 9,013 2.35% 431 4.82% 884
San Benito 42.51% 5,417 50.07% 6,381 2.55% 325 4.87% 621
Sacramento 41.24% 143,972 53.15% 185,563 1.87% 6,522 3.75% 13,071
Merced 41.00% 15,781 53.17% 20,465 1.47% 567 4.35% 1,674
San Joaquin 40.06% 48,525 54.59% 66,131 1.39% 1,684 3.96% 4,803
Santa Barbara 38.69% 45,750 54.93% 64,942 2.02% 2,387 4.36% 5,156
Fresno 38.59% 63,426 55.98% 92,017 1.68% 2,756 3.76% 6,178
Stanislaus 38.57% 37,818 56.61% 55,509 1.53% 1,505 3.28% 3,217
Alpine 38.53% 210 52.11% 284 2.75% 15 6.60% 36
Kings 38.42% 8,515 55.27% 12,251 1.45% 321 4.86% 1,078
Humboldt 38.33% 16,943 52.68% 23,285 2.94% 1,301 6.04% 2,672
Del Norte 37.17% 2,675 54.55% 3,926 2.31% 166 5.98% 430
San Luis Obispo 36.49% 30,354 56.36% 46,880 2.70% 2,244 4.45% 3,701
Siskiyou 36.05% 5,793 55.69% 8,948 3.34% 537 4.92% 790
San Bernardino 36.05% 116,477 58.12% 187,777 1.79% 5,773 4.04% 13,056
San Diego 35.84% 249,315 56.72% 394,593 2.96% 20,571 4.48% 31,165
Ventura 35.61% 71,997 58.32% 117,919 1.99% 4,025 4.08% 8,241
Trinity 34.74% 1,689 53.06% 2,580 4.15% 202 8.03% 391
Tuolumne 34.31% 6,729 60.17% 11,801 1.82% 357 3.70% 725
Riverside 34.02% 112,936 60.63% 201,283 1.49% 4,937 3.87% 12,857
Butte 33.53% 21,395 59.50% 37,963 2.31% 1,473 4.65% 2,969
Tulare 33.11% 23,533 61.78% 43,909 1.55% 1,101 3.56% 2,528
Mono 32.99% 1,105 59.16% 1,982 3.01% 101 4.83% 162
Yuba 32.17% 4,274 60.68% 8,061 2.32% 308 4.82% 641
Madera 32.15% 8,265 61.49% 15,805 2.03% 523 4.33% 1,112
Lassen 31.76% 2,560 59.19% 4,771 2.56% 206 6.50% 524
Plumas 31.50% 2,633 62.22% 5,201 2.27% 190 4.01% 335
Calaveras 31.11% 4,945 60.70% 9,647 4.03% 641 4.16% 661
Nevada 31.06% 11,697 62.89% 23,686 2.45% 923 3.59% 1,354
Amador 30.94% 4,036 64.06% 8,357 1.69% 221 3.31% 431
Tehama 30.93% 5,615 61.40% 11,145 2.49% 452 5.18% 940
Mariposa 30.26% 2,103 61.08% 4,245 2.69% 187 5.97% 415
El Dorado 29.67% 16,766 63.89% 36,099 2.29% 1,296 4.15% 2,343
Colusa 29.59% 1,409 65.94% 3,140 1.49% 71 2.98% 142
Kern 29.23% 40,674 65.56% 91,216 1.53% 2,125 3.68% 5,118
Placer 29.18% 25,251 64.84% 56,116 2.03% 1,761 3.94% 3,415
Shasta 29.04% 15,036 63.66% 32,960 2.58% 1,336 4.72% 2,444
Modoc 28.60% 971 61.09% 2,074 3.18% 108 7.13% 242
Orange 28.47% 196,232 65.58% 452,081 2.14% 14,733 3.82% 26,301
Sierra 28.34% 481 60.87% 1,033 4.83% 82 5.95% 101
Inyo 27.94% 1,847 65.64% 4,339 2.24% 148 4.18% 276
Sutter 26.96% 5,806 67.85% 14,610 1.70% 365 3.48% 751
Glenn 25.59% 1,891 67.41% 4,981 2.48% 183 4.51% 334

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