Michigan gubernatorial election, 1998

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

  John Engler.jpg
Nominee John Engler Geoffrey Fieger
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,883,005 1,143,574
Percentage 62.20% 37.78%

Governor before election

John Engler
Republican

Elected Governor

John Engler
Republican

The 1998 Michigan gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1998, to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the state of Michigan. Incumbent Governor John Engler, a member of the Republican Party, was re-elected over Democratic Party nominee Geoffrey Fieger, a lawyer who had represented the assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.[1]

Results[edit]

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Engler 1,883,005 62.20%
Democratic Geoffrey Fieger 1,143,574 37.78%
Write-in Terry Link 399 0.01%
Write-in Carl Humphrey 36 0.00%
Write-in Vicki Foreback 32 0.00%
Write-in Marc Katz 20 0.00%
Write-in Robert Marek 17 0.00%
Write-in Michael Wagonlander 12 0.00%
Write-in Johnni Matthew III 9 0.00%
Majority 739,431 24.43%
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wald, Matthew L. (November 5, 1998). "The 1998 elections: state by state -- Midwest; Michigan". The New York Times. Retrieved July 31, 2011. 
  2. ^ "1998 Official Michigan General Election Results: Governor 4 Year Term (1) Position". Michigan Department of State Bureau of Elections. February 9, 1999. Retrieved July 31, 2011.