California State Controller election, 1998

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California State Controller election, 1998
California
1994 ←
November 3, 1998 → 2002

 
Nominee Kathleen Connell Ruben Barrales
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 4,875,969 2,653,153
Percentage 60.91 33.14

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Election results by county

Controller before election

Kathleen Connell
Democratic

Elected Controller

Kathleen Connell
Democratic

The 1998 California State Controller election occurred on November 3, 1998. The primary elections took place on June 3, 1998. The Democratic incumbent, Kathleen Connell, defeated the Republican nominee, Ruben Barrales in a landslide, winning every county except three: Glenn, Kern, and Sutter. Every candidate was unopposed in the primary.[1]

Results[edit]

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

1998 State Controller election, California
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kathleen Connell (incumbent) 4,875,969 60.91%
Republican Ruben Barrales 2,653,153 33.14%
Libertarian Pamela Pescosolido 147,397 1.84%
American Independent Alfred "Al" L. Burgess 108,847 1.36%
Reform Denise L. Jackson 100,683 1.26%
Peace and Freedom C. T. Weber 68,738 0.86%
Natural Law Iris Adam 50,990 0.64%
Invalid or blank votes 615,361 7.14%
Totals 8,621,138 100.00%
Voter turnout 41.23%
Democratic hold

Results by county[edit]

Final results from the Secretary of State of California.[3]

County Connell Votes Barrales Votes Others Votes
San Francisco 78.56% 171,562 15.02% 32,795 6.42% 14,039
Alameda 74.17% 270,518 19.81% 72,251 6.02% 21,945
Los Angeles 69.12% 1,316,570 26.06% 496,311 4.82% 91,826
Marin 68.86% 66,502 25.93% 25,042 5.21% 5,031
Santa Cruz 66.92% 54,112 23.97% 19,377 9.11% 7,366
Solano 65.17% 64,058 28.39% 27,907 6.44% 6,331
Sonoma 64.34% 98,043 27.90% 42,519 7.76% 11,829
Yolo 63.96% 31,225 30.02% 14,655 6.02% 2,938
Contra Costa 63.87% 180,837 30.37% 85,988 5.75% 16,288
Lake 62.87% 11,458 30.46% 5,551 6.67% 1,216
Santa Clara 62.55% 247,892 30.74% 121,837 6.71% 26,558
Monterey 62.25% 54,430 31.08% 27,176 6.67% 5,826
San Mateo 61.98% 122,172 33.14% 65,312 4.88% 9,619
Napa 61.24% 25,063 31.98% 13,089 6.77% 2,771
Merced 61.12% 23,495 33.86% 13,016 5.01% 1,927
Imperial 61.03% 13,866 32.15% 7,304 6.83% 1,551
San Benito 60.23% 7,517 32.51% 4,057 7.27% 907
Mendocino 59.76% 16,355 28.16% 7,707 12.08% 3,305
Humboldt 59.69% 26,119 28.75% 12,579 11.57% 5,062
San Joaquin 59.38% 71,027 35.66% 42,660 4.96% 5,929
San Bernardino 58.04% 187,167 35.82% 115,498 6.13% 19,806
Stanislaus 57.93% 55,947 37.39% 36,114 4.69% 4,524
Santa Barbara 57.92% 68,268 36.24% 42,715 5.84% 6,893
Alpine 57.85% 317 33.21% 182 8.93% 49
Del Norte 57.84% 4,115 33.18% 2,361 8.99% 639
Sacramento 57.57% 201,012 36.76% 128,345 5.67% 19,779
Ventura 57.40% 113,693 36.33% 71,971 6.27% 12,415
Tuolumne 56.85% 11,139 37.98% 7,442 5.17% 1,014
Amador 56.78% 7,379 38.07% 4,947 5.15% 669
Kings 55.99% 12,247 38.10% 8,333 5.93% 1,294
Riverside 55.12% 179,893 38.94% 127,062 5.94% 19,387
San Luis Obispo 54.30% 45,125 39.83% 33,098 5.88% 4,879
Calaveras 53.88% 8,447 38.83% 6,087 7.29% 1,142
San Diego 53.65% 373,986 39.54% 275,676 6.81% 47,466
Mono 52.70% 1,747 40.27% 1,335 7.03% 233
Fresno 52.60% 85,682 41.56% 67,694 5.84% 9,524
Trinity 52.53% 2,526 35.12% 1,689 12.35% 594
Plumas 52.06% 4,307 41.51% 3,434 6.43% 532
Lassen 51.94% 4,180 40.06% 3,224 8.00% 644
Colusa 51.63% 2,433 43.59% 2,054 4.77% 225
Tulare 51.58% 36,664 42.68% 30,336 5.74% 4,078
Siskiyou 51.29% 8,155 41.08% 6,532 7.63% 1,214
Yuba 51.03% 6,694 41.75% 5,477 7.22% 946
Tehama 50.77% 9,045 40.82% 7,273 8.42% 1,498
Madera 50.56% 12,948 43.33% 11,097 6.11% 1,563
Mariposa 50.42% 3,492 41.63% 2,883 7.96% 551
Butte 49.68% 31,291 43.28% 27,258 7.04% 4,435
Orange 49.32% 332,375 44.30% 298,543 6.39% 43,058
Nevada 49.32% 18,544 44.33% 16,670 6.35% 2,389
Sierra 49.14% 826 39.20% 659 11.66% 196
Inyo 49.02% 3,197 43.85% 2,860 7.13% 465
El Dorado 48.30% 27,060 45.38% 25,424 6.31% 3,538
Placer 48.29% 40,929 46.42% 39,346 5.29% 4,478
Modoc 48.26% 1,634 43.15% 1,461 8.59% 291
Kern 46.91% 63,500 47.14% 63,812 5.94% 8,053
Shasta 46.44% 24,007 45.25% 23,393 8.32% 4,299
Sutter 46.19% 9,829 48.37% 10,293 5.45% 1,159
Glenn 46.10% 3,348 47.40% 3,442 6.50% 472

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