California State Assembly elections, 1998

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California State Assembly elections, 1998
California
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November 3, 1998 (1998-11-03)
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All 80 seats of the California State Assembly
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Antonio Villaraigosa Bill Leonard
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 45th-Los Angeles 63rd-San Bernardino
Last election 43 37
Seats won 48 32
Seat change Increase5 Decrease5
Popular vote 4,106,175 3,494,503
Percentage 52.65% 44.81%

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Election results by district

Speaker before election

Antonio Villaraigosa
Democratic

Speaker-designate

Antonio Villaraigosa
Democratic

The 1998 California State Assembly elections were held November 3, 1998. California's State Assembly in its entirety comes up for election in even numbered years. Each seat has a two-year term and members are limited to three 2-year terms (six years). All 80 biennially elected seats in the Assembly were up for election this year. Democrats retained control of the Assembly, gaining five Republican-held seats in the process.

Overview[edit]

California State Assembly elections, 1998
Party Votes Percentage Incumbents Open Before After Special +/–
Democratic 4,106,175 52.65% 32 11 43 48 47 +4
Republican 3,494,503 44.81% 23 14 37 32 32 -5
Libertarian 144,427 1.85% 0 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Law 23,384 0.30% 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peace and Freedom 19,362 0.25% 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reform 4,256 0.05% 0 0 0 0 0 0
Green 4,093 0.05% 0 0 0 0 1 +1
American Independent 2,678 0.03% 0 0 0 0 0 0
Invalid or blank votes 842,620 9.75%
Totals 8,641,498 100.00% 55 25 80 80 80
Midpoint
48 32
Democratic Republican

Results[edit]

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

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47District 48District 49District 50District 51District 52District 53District 54District 55District 56District 57District 58District 59District 60District 61District 62District 63District 64District 65District 66District 67District 68District 69District 70District 71District 72District 73District 74District 75District 76District 77District 78District 79District 80

District 1[edit]

California's 1st State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Virginia Strom-Martin (incumbent) 87,403 61.72%
Republican Sam Crump 47,662 33.66%
Peace and Freedom Pamela Elizondo 6,536 4.62%
Invalid or blank votes 7,797 5.22%
Totals 149,398 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard L. Dickerson 71,357 56.74%
Democratic Francie L. Sullivan 50,202 39.92%
Libertarian Pete Bret 4,196 3.34%
Invalid or blank votes 7,901 5.91%
Totals 133,656 100.00%
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sam Aanestad 78,683 60.90%
Democratic Scott Gruendl 50,511 39.10%
Invalid or blank votes 10.028 7.08%
Totals 139,222 100.00%
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rico Oller (incumbent) 103,688 61.66%
Democratic Mark A. Norberg 57,492 34.19%
Libertarian Robert L. "Bob" Mulvany 6,980 4.15%
Invalid or blank votes 14,359 7.87%
Totals 182,519 100.00%
Republican hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Cox 74,497 57.24%
Democratic Linda Davis 51,150 39.30%
Libertarian Eugene Frazier 4,496 3.45%
Invalid or blank votes 11,223 7.94%
Totals 141,366 100.00%
Republican hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kerry Mazzoni (incumbent) 99,887 67.33%
Republican Russ Weiner 45,237 30.49%
Peace and Freedom Coleman C. Persily 3,221 2.17%
Invalid or blank votes 10,763 6.76%
Totals 159,108 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 7[edit]

California's 7th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pat Wiggins 80,178 62.13%
Republican Bob Sanchez 43,398 33.63%
Libertarian Mike Rodrigues 3,694 2.86%
Peace and Freedom Irv Sutley 1,773 1.37%
Invalid or blank votes 8,532 6.20%
Totals 137,575 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Helen M. Thomson (incumbent) 73,315 64.19%
Republican Toni Thompson 40,904 35.81%
Invalid or blank votes 10,333 8.30%
Totals 124,552 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 9[edit]

California's 9th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Darrell Steinberg 66,867 72.32%
Republican Mike Dismukes 25,591 27.68%
Invalid or blank votes 11,989 11.48%
Totals 104,447 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 10[edit]

California's 10th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anthony Pescetti 67,535 48.68%
Democratic Debra Gravert 67,249 48.47%
Libertarian Tom Kohlhepp 3,960 2.85%
Invalid or blank votes 11,992 7.96%
Totals 150,736 100.00%
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Torlakson (incumbent) 80,323 69.02%
Republican Allen D. Payton 36,046 30.98%
Invalid or blank votes 8,427 6.75%
Totals 124,796 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kevin Shelley (incumbent) 80,962 80.50%
Republican Howard Epstein 19,615 19.50%
Invalid or blank votes 23,956 19.24%
Totals 124,533 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 13[edit]

California's 13th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carole Migden (incumbent) 95,218 84.80%
Republican Randy Bernard 17,073 15.20%
Invalid or blank votes 19,483 14.79%
Totals 131,774 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dion Aroner (incumbent) 103,726 87.16%
Republican Jerald Udinsky 15,287 12.84%
Invalid or blank votes 13,875 10.44%
Totals 132,888 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 15[edit]

California's 15th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lynne C. Leach (incumbent) 94,589 59.36%
Democratic Charles W. Brydon 60,662 38.07%
Libertarian R. Duncan Wheat 4,110 2.58%
Invalid or blank votes 14,324 8.25%
Totals 173,685 100.00%
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Perata (incumbent) 71,548 80.33%
Republican Linda Marchall 17,517 19.67%
Invalid or blank votes 12,931 12.68%
Totals 101,996 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael Machado (incumbent) 61,556 68.89%
Republican Jay Smart 27,794 31.11%
Invalid or blank votes 7,485 7.73%
Totals 96,835 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ellen M. Corbett 63,491 65.76%
Republican Carol Nowicki 33,060 34.24%
Invalid or blank votes 10,400 9.72%
Totals 106,951 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 19[edit]

California's 19th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lou Papan (incumbent) 75,980 71.26%
Republican Penny Ferguson 26,335 24.80%
Libertarian Steve Marsland 4,203 3.94%
Invalid or blank votes 8,085 7.05%
Totals 114,603 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John A. Dutra 52,132 57.69%
Republican Jonelle Joan Zager 38,239 42.31%
Invalid or blank votes 10,068 10.02%
Totals 100,439 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ted Lempert (incumbent) 89,221 70.08%
Republican Laverne F. Atherly 35,053 27.53%
Natural Law Marilyn M. Bryant 3,036 2.38%
Invalid or blank votes 10,995 7.95%
Totals 138,305 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elaine Alquist (incumbent) 61,980 63.80%
Republican Stan Kawczynski 30,186 31.07%
Libertarian Raul Rako 3,562 3.67%
Natural Law Rick Dunstan 1,414 1.46%
Invalid or blank votes 11,575 10.65%
Totals 108,717 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Honda (incumbent) 45,340 75.77%
Republican Patrick Du Long 14,498 24.23%
Invalid or blank votes 6,125 9.29%
Totals 65,963 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 24[edit]

California's 24th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Cunneen (incumbent) 69,371 57.26%
Democratic Phil Stokes 47,140 38.91%
Libertarian H. Raymond Strong 4,635 3.83%
Invalid or blank votes 13,690 10.15%
Totals 134,836 100.00%
Republican hold

District 25[edit]

California's 25th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George House (incumbent) 75,775 61.86%
Democratic Wesley Firch 42,935 35.05%
Libertarian Jonathan Zwickel 2,013 1.64%
Reform Leonard M. Surratt 1,768 1.44%
Invalid or blank votes 8,360 6.39%
Totals 130,851 100.00%
Republican hold

District 26[edit]

California's 26th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Cardoza (incumbent) 53,059 64.07%
Republican Patty Hollingsworth 27,848 33.63%
Libertarian David Eaton 1,128 1.36%
American Independent Carl Towe 776 0.94%
Invalid or blank votes 3,285 3.82%
Totals 86,096 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 27[edit]

California's 27th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Fred Keeley (incumbent) 81,234 65.34%
Republican Phil H. Chavez 38,063 30.62%
Libertarian Dirk Walker Deardorff 5,021 4.04%
Invalid or blank votes 8,797 6.61%
Totals 133,115 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 28[edit]

California's 28th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter Frusetta (incumbent) 47,735 51.63%
Democratic Alan D. Styles 40,652 43.97%
Libertarian Kate Woods 4,063 4.39%
Invalid or blank votes 6,590 6.65%
Totals 99,030 100.00%
Republican hold

District 29[edit]

California's 29th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Briggs 83,080 91.22%
No party Bill Maze (write-in) 8,000 8.78%
Invalid or blank votes 39,644 30.33%
Totals 130,724 100.00%
Republican hold

District 30[edit]

California's 30th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dean Florez 37,058 54.36%
Republican Robert M. Prenter, Jr. (incumbent) 31,116 45.64%
Invalid or blank votes 4,707 6.46%
Totals 72,881 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 31[edit]

California's 31st State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sarah L. Reyes 36,553 58.98%
Republican David Jackson 25,426 41.02%
Invalid or blank votes 3,199 4.91%
Totals 65,178 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 32[edit]

California's 32nd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Roy Ashburn (incumbent) 73,285 70.93%
Democratic Robert "Bob" Tucker 30,029 29.07%
Invalid or blank votes 7,828 7.04%
Totals 111,142 100.00%
Republican hold

District 33[edit]

California's 33rd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Abel Maldonado 76,596 60.34%
Democratic Betty Sanders 47,485 37.40%
Libertarian David L. Bersohn 2,868 2.26%
Invalid or blank votes 5,189 3.93%
Totals 132,138 100.00%
Republican hold

District 34[edit]

California's 34th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Keith Olberg (incumbent) 60,374 64.13%
Democratic Steve A. Figueroa 30,444 32.34%
Libertarian Jeffrey Lang 3,319 3.53%
Invalid or blank votes 7,237 7.14%
Totals 101,374 100.00%
Republican hold

District 35[edit]

California's 35th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hannah-Beth Jackson 67,224 53.03%
Republican Chris Mitchum 56,382 44.48%
Natural Law Eric Dahl 3,151 2.49%
Invalid or blank votes 7,602 5.66%
Totals 135,359 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 36[edit]

California's 36th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George C. Runner (incumbent) 64,221 62.90%
Democratic Paula L. Calderon 34,697 33.98%
Libertarian Gregory James Bashem 3,190 3.12%
Invalid or blank votes 7,541 6.88%
Totals 109,649 100.00%
Republican hold

District 37[edit]

California's 37th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tony Strickland 49,853 48.88%
Democratic Rosalind Ann McGrath 48,553 47.60%
Reform Michael Farris 3,593 3.52%
Invalid or blank votes 8,092 7.35%
Totals 110,091 100.00%
Republican hold

District 38[edit]

California's 38th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom McClintock (incumbent) 78,417 100.00%
Invalid or blank votes 39,758 33.64%
Totals 118,175 100.00%
Republican hold

District 39[edit]

California's 39th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Cardenas (incumbent) 41,841 86.69%
Libertarian Christopher "Kit" Maira 6,423 13.31%
Invalid or blank votes 6,102 11.22%
Totals 54,366 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 40[edit]

California's 40th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Hertzberg (incumbent) 51,145 68.75%
Republican Eunice Deleuw 18,998 25.54%
Libertarian Kelley L. Ross 4,245 5.71%
Invalid or blank votes 7,469 9.12%
Totals 81,857 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 41[edit]

California's 41st State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sheila Kuehl (incumbent) 82,302 62.73%
Republican K. Paul Jhin 45,414 34.62%
Peace and Freedom John Honigsfeld 3,479 2.65%
Invalid or blank votes 12,570 8.74%
Totals 143,765 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 42[edit]

California's 42nd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wally Knox (incumbent) 81,130 74.01%
Republican Kevin B. Davis 24,140 22.02%
Peace and Freedom Nancy Lawrence 4,353 3.97%
Invalid or blank votes 11,515 9.51%
Totals 121,138 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 43[edit]

California's 43rd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Scott Wildman (incumbent) 55,256 65.04%
Republican Peter R. Repovich 26,749 31.48%
Libertarian Daniel White 1,793 2.11%
Reform Marie Buren 1,160 1.37%
Invalid or blank votes 6,712 7.32%
Totals 91,670 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 44[edit]

California's 44th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jack Scott (incumbent) 65,652 56.49%
Republican Ken La Corte 46,652 40.14%
Libertarian Ken Saurenman 1,757 1.51%
Green Shawn Waddell 1,474 1.27%
Reform Philip Corvalan 689 0.59%
Invalid or blank votes 8,439 6.77%
Totals 124,663 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 45[edit]

California's 45th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Antonio Villaraigosa (incumbent) 40,001 82.19%
Republican Kitty Hedrick 8,666 17.81%
Invalid or blank votes 5,402 9.99%
Totals 54,069 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 46[edit]

California's 46th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gilbert Cedillo (incumbent) 21,654 80.83%
Republican Andrew Kim 5,137 19.17%
Invalid or blank votes 3,423 11.33%
Totals 30,214 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 47[edit]

California's 47th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Herb Wesson 80,222 84.02%
Republican Jonathan Leonard 12,666 13.27%
Libertarian Eric Michael Fine 2,596 2.72%
Invalid or blank votes 9,848 9.35%
Totals 105,332 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 48[edit]

California's 48th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Roderick "Rod" Wright (incumbent) 43,736 94.69%
Republican Ernest Woods 2,455 5.31%
Invalid or blank votes 4,937 9.66%
Totals 51,128 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 49[edit]

California's 49th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gloria Romero 43,800 71.22%
Republican Jay T. Imperial 16,066 26.12%
Libertarian Rachel Brown 1,634 2.66%
Invalid or blank votes 7,349 10.67%
Totals 68,849 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 50[edit]

California's 50th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marco Antonio Firebaugh 30,592 84.73%
Republican Gladys O. Miller 5,514 15.27%
Invalid or blank votes 3,795 9.51%
Totals 39,901 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 51[edit]

California's 51st State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward Vincent (incumbent) 52,951 76.99%
Republican Robert Acherman 13,202 19.20%
Libertarian Rex Frankel 2,619 3.81%
Invalid or blank votes 7,186 9.46%
Totals 75,958 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 52[edit]

California's 52nd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carl Washington (incumbent) 45,742 100.00%
Invalid or blank votes 12,125 20.95%
Totals 57,867 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 53[edit]

California's 53rd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Nakano 75,159 60.59%
Republican Bill Eggers 48,880 39.41%
Invalid or blank votes 9,507 7.12%
Totals 133,546 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 54[edit]

California's 54th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alan Lowenthal 54,330 49.57%
Republican Julie Alban 51,291 46.80%
Libertarian Al Carlan 2,073 1.89%
American Independent George P. "Phil" Drake 1,902 1.74%
Invalid or blank votes 6,965 5.98%
Totals 118,561 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 55[edit]

California's 55th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard E. "Dick" Floyd 44,407 76.58%
Republican Ervin "Don" Eslinger 11,434 19.72%
Libertarian Guy Wilson 2,149 3.71%
Invalid or blank votes 5,356 8.46%
Totals 63,346 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 56[edit]

California's 56th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sally Havice (incumbent) 48,913 53.00%
Republican Phil Hawkins 40,972 44.39%
Libertarian Bruce J. McKenzie 2,409 2.61%
Invalid or blank votes 6,210 6.30%
Totals 98,504 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 57[edit]

California's 57th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Martin Gallegos (incumbent) 40,578 72.07%
Republican Henry E. Gonzales 15,722 27.93%
Invalid or blank votes 6,007 9.64%
Totals 62,307 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 58[edit]

California's 58th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas M. Calderon 52,311 72.21%
Republican Albert J. Nunez 20,136 27.79%
Invalid or blank votes 7,224 9.07%
Totals 79,671 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 59[edit]

California's 59th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Margett (incumbent) 58,339 54.73%
Democratic Christian P. Christiansen 44,133 41.40%
Natural Law Louise M. Allison 2,269 2.13%
Libertarian Jerry Johnson 1,855 1.74%
Invalid or blank votes 9,144 7.9%
Totals 115,740 100.00%
Republican hold

District 60[edit]

California's 60th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Pacheco 47,333 52.48%
Democratic Ben Wong 40,678 45.10%
Libertarian Leland Thomas Faegre 2,175 2.41%
No party Jeff Hays (write-in) 0 0.00%
Invalid or blank votes 7,937 8.09%
Totals 98,123 100.00%
Republican hold

District 61[edit]

California's 61st State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nell Soto 37,382 56.21%
Republican Bob Demallie 29,127 43.79%
Invalid or blank votes 6,621 9.05%
Totals 113,130 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 62[edit]

California's 62nd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Longville 36,365 64.57%
Republican Irma Escobar 19,956 35.43%
Invalid or blank votes 6,716 10.65%
Totals 63,037 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 63[edit]

California's 63rd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Leonard 67,563 71.73%
Libertarian Maureen K. Lindberg 26,622 28.27%
Invalid or blank votes 18,076 16.10%
Totals 112,261 100.00%
Republican hold

District 64[edit]

California's 64th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rod Pacheco (incumbent) 64,852 100.00%
Invalid or blank votes 25,002 27.83%
Totals 89,854 100.00%
Republican hold

District 65[edit]

California's 65th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brett Granlund (incumbent) 56,523 57.12%
Democratic Ray R. Quinto 39,286 39.70%
Natural Law Joseph "Ray" Renteria 3,144 3.18%
Invalid or blank votes 7,419 6.97%
Totals 106,372 100.00%
Republican hold

District 66[edit]

California's 66th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bruce Thompson (incumbent) 78,961 61.73%
Democratic Patsy Hockersmith 48,949 38.27%
Invalid or blank votes 12,248 8.74%
Totals 140,158 100.00%
Republican hold

District 67[edit]

California's 67th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Scott Baugh (incumbent) 66,570 57.53%
Democratic Marie H. Fennell 43,372 37.48%
Libertarian Autumn Browne 5,772 4.99%
Invalid or blank votes 13,198 10.24%
Totals 128,912 100.00%
Republican hold

District 68[edit]

California's 68th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Maddox 41,326 53.68%
Democratic Mike Matsuda 35,654 46.32%
Invalid or blank votes 8,130 9.55%
Totals 95,110 100.00%
Republican hold

District 69[edit]

California's 69th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lou Correa 23,664 54.72%
Republican Jim Morrissey (incumbent) 18,323 42.37%
Reform Al Snook 639 1.48%
Libertarian Bolynda Schultz 620 1.43%
Invalid or blank votes 2,507 5.48%
Totals 45,753 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 70[edit]

California's 70th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marilyn C. Brewer (incumbent) 84,433 77.42%
Natural Law Nat Adam 24,627 22.58%
Invalid or blank votes 20,730 15.97%
Totals 129,790 100.00%
Republican hold

District 71[edit]

California's 71st State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William J. Campbell (incumbent) 89,193 69.14%
Democratic Martha Badger 36,299 28.14%
Natural Law Brenda Jo Bryant 3,517 2.73%
Invalid or blank votes 12,483 8.82%
Totals 141,492 100.00%
Republican hold

District 72[edit]

California's 72nd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dick Ackerman (incumbent) 71,148 67.46%
Democratic Frank Legas 31,120 29.70%
Libertarian Loren Meierding 3,000 2.84%
Invalid or blank votes 11,051 9.48%
Totals 115,319 100.00%
Republican hold

District 73[edit]

California's 73rd State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pat Bates 71,333 66.36%
Democratic Robert D. Wilberg 31,220 29.04%
Libertarian Donald D. Rollins 3,512 3.27%
Natural Law Matteo Ornati 1,432 1.33%
Invalid or blank votes 13,216 10.95%
Totals 120,713 100.00%
Republican hold

District 74[edit]

California's 74th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Howard Kaloogian (incumbent) 66,049 56.95%
Democratic William F. "Bill" Fitzgerald 44,809 38.64%
Natural Law Barbara Bourdette 2,707 2.33%
Libertarian Thomas M. Hohman 2,408 2.08%
Invalid or blank votes 13,655 10.53%
Totals 129,628 100.00%
Republican hold

District 75[edit]

California's 75th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charlene Zettel 79,365 64.31%
Democratic David Debus 34,407 27.88%
Libertarian Donna Tello 6,017 4.88%
Natural Law William S. Cowling III 3,630 2.94%
Invalid or blank votes 20,687 14.36%
Totals 144,106 100.00%
Republican hold

District 76[edit]

California's 76th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Susan Davis (incumbent) 70,244 65.32%
Republican Duane A. Admire 34,143 31.75%
Libertarian Edward M. Teyssier 3,159 2.94%
Invalid or blank votes 12,342 10.29%
Totals 119,888 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 77[edit]

California's 77th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Baldwin (incumbent) 56,622 57.80%
Democratic Margaret "Marge" Carlson 37,962 38.75%
Libertarian Elizabeth Myers 3,378 3.45%
Invalid or blank votes 10,814 9.94%
Totals 108,776 100.00%
Republican hold

District 78[edit]

California's 78th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Wayne (incumbent) 65,566 56.61%
Republican Jean Roesch 44,484 38.40%
Libertarian John Murphy 3,551 3.07%
Natural Law Stuart Knoles 2,228 1.92%
Invalid or blank votes 14,010 10.79%
Totals 129,839 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 79[edit]

California's 79th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Denise Ducheny (incumbent) 39,636 76.43%
Republican Carl Hurum Kinz 12,226 23.57%
Invalid or blank votes 8,502 14.08%
Totals 60,364 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 80[edit]

California's 80th State Assembly district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Battin (incumbent) 52,823 55.48%
Democratic Joey Acuna, Jr. 38,892 40.84%
Libertarian Susan Marie Weber 3,504 2.68%
Invalid or blank votes 5,826 5.77%
Totals 101,045 100.00%
Republican hold

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