California lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1998

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California lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1998
California
1994 ←
November 3, 1998
→ 2002

  Cruz Bustamante .10.06.jpg
Nominee Cruz Bustamante Tim Leslie
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 4,290,473 3,161,031
Percentage 52.69% 38.82

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Election results by county

Lt. Governor before election

Gray Davis
Democratic

Elected Lt. Governor

Cruz Bustamante
Democratic

The 1998 California lieutenant gubernatorial election occurred on November 3, 1998. The primary elections took place on June 2, 1998. State Assemblyman and Speaker of the Assembly Cruz Bustamante, the Democratic nominee, decisively defeated the Republican nominee, State Senator Tim Leslie, for the office previously held by incumbent Gray Davis, 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 Lt. Governor Democratic primary, 1998
Candidate Votes Percentage
Cruz Bustamante 1,899,566 73.14%
Tony Miller 473,848 18.25%
Larry K. Reed 223,631 8.61%
Total votes 2,597,045 100.00%

Republican[edit]

California Lt. Governor Republican primary, 1998
Candidate Votes Percentage
Tim Leslie 898,831 35.81%
Noel Hentschel 725,661 28.91%
Dick Mountjoy 651,780 25.97%
Ingrid Lundberg 233,403 9.31%
Total votes 2,509,675 100.00%

Peace and Freedom[edit]

California Lt. Governor Peace & Freedom primary, 1998
Candidate Votes Percentage
Jaime Luis Gomez 75,760 53.68%
Regina Lark 65,368 46.32%
Total votes 141,128 100.00%

Others[edit]

California Lt. Governor primary, 1998 (Others)
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Sara Amir 151,408 100.00%
Libertarian Thomas M. Tryon 107,226 100.00%
Reform James J. Mangia 42,383 100.00%
American Independent George M. McCoy 40,376 100.00%

General election results[edit]

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

1998 lieutenant governor election, California
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cruz Bustamante 4,290,473 52.69%
Republican Tim Leslie 3,161,031 38.82%
Green Sara Amir 247,897 3.04%
Libertarian Thomas Tryon 167,523 2.06%
Peace and Freedom Jaime Luis Gomez 109,888 1.35%
American Independent George McCoy 92,349 1.13%
Reform James Mangia 74,180 0.91%
Invalid or blank votes 477,780 5.54%
Totals 8,621,138 100.00%
Voter turnout 41.32%
Democratic hold

Results by county[edit]

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

County Bustamante Votes Leslie Votes Amir Votes Tryon Votes Others Votes
San Francisco 67.91% 152,668 15.18% 34,122 11.39% 25,599 1.54% 3,468 3.97% 8,945
Alameda 64.60% 236,652 23.80% 87,178 5.82% 21,336 1.79% 6,549 3.99% 14,617
Los Angeles 62.06% 1,186,799 30.65% 586,184 2.53% 48,328 1.66% 31,720 3.11% 59,406
San Mateo 61.67% 122,648 29.41% 58,496 3.59% 7,132 2.05% 4,086 3.27% 6,504
Marin 60.81% 59,606 29.13% 28,555 5.38% 5,272 2.08% 2,037 2.61% 2,553
Solano 57.28% 56,671 34.05% 33,690 2.42% 2,390 2.05% 2,029 4.20% 4,149
Sonoma 56.74% 88,519 30.61% 47,758 5.90% 9,200 2.81% 4,378 3.94% 6,161
Merced 56.29% 22,028 38.44% 15,043 1.07% 417 1.47% 577 2.73% 1,070
Yolo 56.25% 28,238 34.00% 17,069 5.13% 2,574 1.79% 901 2.83% 1,419
Santa Cruz 56.16% 46,691 28.18% 23,429 8.59% 7,144 3.12% 2,591 3.95% 3,279
Fresno 55.88% 95,010 39.78% 67,641 0.91% 1,546 1.41% 2,403 2.02% 3,428
Santa Clara 55.70% 225,382 34.69% 140,380 3.37% 13,617 2.57% 10,396 3.67% 14,877
Contra Costa 55.69% 163,323 36.22% 106,235 2.98% 8,746 1.91% 5,590 3.20% 9,402
Monterey 54.16% 48,509 36.67% 32,846 2.85% 2,556 2.37% 2,121 3.94% 3,532
Imperial 53.20% 12,468 36.92% 8,651 1.22% 287 1.98% 465 6.67% 1,563
Lake 52.89% 9,744 36.64% 6,749 3.34% 615 2.93% 540 4.19% 774
Kings 52.38% 11,785 41.56% 9,351 0.77% 174 1.76% 396 3.51% 792
San Benito 51.93% 6,657 38.51% 4,937 2.29% 293 3.01% 386 4.26% 547
Napa 51.67% 21,611 38.07% 15,923 3.33% 1,391 2.54% 1,063 4.40% 1,836
Sacramento 50.80% 180,599 42.63% 151,559 2.45% 8,713 1.53% 5,442 2.59% 9,208
Stanislaus 50.60% 50,022 43.64% 43,142 1.17% 1,159 2.12% 2,096 2.46% 2,438
San Joaquin 50.34% 61,845 43.34% 53,243 1.21% 1,490 2.28% 2,802 2.82% 3,468
Tulare 50.06% 36,277 45.20% 32,753 0.85% 616 1.81% 1,311 2.08% 1,506
San Bernardino 49.03% 159,206 43.14% 140,072 1.72% 5,572 1.92% 6,242 4.19% 13,609
Mendocino 48.52% 13,448 32.43% 8,990 10.05% 2,785 3.84% 1,064 5.16% 1,431
Santa Barbara 47.48% 57,042 43.07% 51,740 3.99% 4,797 2.06% 2,470 3.40% 4,090
Riverside 46.72% 156,016 45.57% 152,171 1.72% 5,730 2.04% 6,824 3.94% 13,171
Ventura 46.71% 94,869 44.89% 91,157 2.24% 4,543 2.42% 4,909 3.75% 7,604
Humboldt 46.46% 20,951 34.03% 15,343 11.15% 5,027 4.20% 1,894 4.15% 1,875
Madera 46.06% 12,065 48.93% 12,815 1.08% 282 1.93% 506 2.00% 524
Del Norte 45.49% 3,313 42.02% 3,060 2.99% 218 4.38% 319 5.12% 373
Tuolumne 44.78% 8,841 47.53% 9,383 2.02% 398 3.23% 638 2.43% 481
San Luis Obispo 44.70% 37,834 46.74% 39,557 3.57% 3,023 2.32% 1,963 2.67% 2,264
San Diego 43.70% 309,307 47.34% 335,069 2.68% 18,999 2.35% 16,666 3.92% 27,765
Mariposa 41.35% 2,914 49.66% 3,500 2.61% 184 3.42% 241 2.97% 209
Amador 40.51% 5,334 53.88% 7,094 1.52% 200 2.15% 283 1.95% 256
Kern 40.29% 56,147 52.72% 73,457 1.13% 1,569 2.09% 2,914 3.77% 5,255
Orange 39.37% 273,095 52.97% 367,473 2.08% 14,420 2.20% 15,235 3.38% 23,479
Yuba 38.82% 5,213 53.78% 7,222 1.59% 214 2.43% 326 3.37% 454
Tehama 38.22% 6,963 51.80% 9,436 1.36% 247 3.72% 677 4.91% 894
Trinity 38.05% 1,860 46.83% 2,289 4.15% 203 5.22% 255 5.75% 281
Siskiyou 38.02% 6,181 51.70% 8,406 2.21% 360 4.32% 702 3.75% 609
Alpine 37.19% 209 48.75% 274 5.16% 29 3.91% 22 4.98% 28
Nevada 36.69% 14,088 55.15% 21,177 3.82% 1,466 2.06% 790 2.28% 878
Butte 36.32% 23,488 55.40% 35,827 2.87% 1,859 2.30% 1,489 3.11% 2,008
Colusa 36.30% 1,745 56.50% 2,716 1.02% 49 2.83% 136 3.35% 161
El Dorado 36.10% 20,680 57.64% 33,022 2.31% 1,321 1.80% 1,033 2.16% 1,235
Calaveras 35.93% 5,767 48.96% 7,858 1.51% 242 11.64% 1,869 1.96% 314
Shasta 35.88% 18,684 54.66% 28,461 1.84% 960 3.37% 1,756 4.25% 2,212
Inyo 35.85% 2,385 54.51% 3,626 2.59% 172 2.86% 190 4.19% 279
Placer 35.37% 31,064 59.43% 52,191 1.83% 1,608 1.51% 1,330 1.85% 1,622
Mono 35.15% 1,202 55.76% 1,907 3.22% 110 3.57% 122 2.31% 79
Sutter 34.62% 7,529 59.60% 12,959 1.11% 241 1.95% 423 2.72% 593
Plumas 33.58% 2,862 59.70% 5,089 2.05% 175 2.44% 208 2.23% 190
Glenn 32.82% 2,435 59.68% 4,428 1.17% 87 2.75% 204 3.57% 265
Lassen 30.44% 2,511 61.94% 5,110 1.50% 124 2.84% 234 3.28% 271
Sierra 30.06% 527 59.33% 1,040 2.11% 37 4.51% 79 3.99% 70
Modoc 27.27% 946 62.78% 2,178 1.47% 51 4.70% 163 3.78% 131

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