Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1998

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Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1998
Connecticut
1994 ←
November 3, 1998 → 2002

  John G. Rowland 1990 congressional photo.jpg Barbarakennelly.jpg
Nominee John G. Rowland Barbara B. Kennelly
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 628,707 354,187
Percentage 62.90% 35.44%

Governor before election

John G. Rowland
Republican

Elected Governor

John G. Rowland
Republican

The Connecticut gubernatorial election of 1998 took place on November 3, 1998, and incumbent Republican Governor John G. Rowland won re-election against Democratic nominee U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Kennelly.

Election results[edit]

Connecticut gubernatorial election, 1998[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John G. Rowland 628,707 62.90% +26.70%
Democratic Barbara Kennelly 354,187 35.44% +2.73%
Concerned Citizens Joseph A. Zdonczyk 8,792 0.88% +0.01%
Libertarian Ned Ware 5,637 0.56%
Term Limits Roberta Scaglione 2,212 0.22%
Majority 274,250 27.46% +23.97%
Turnout 999,535
Republican gain from A Connecticut Party Swing

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