New Mexico gubernatorial election, 1998

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New Mexico gubernatorial election, 1998
New Mexico
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Nominee Gary Johnson Martin Chávez
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 271,948 226,755
Percentage 54.5% 45.5%

Governor before election

Gary Johnson
Republican

Elected Governor

Gary Johnson
Republican

The New Mexico gubernatorial election of 1998 contest to elect the next Governor of New Mexico. The winner of the election would serve a term that ran through 1999 and 2003. Incumbent Republican Governor Gary Johnson was eligible and ran for re-election, and was re-elected easily.

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Election results[edit]

New Mexico gubernatorial election, 1998[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gary Johnson (inc.) 271,948 54.53% +4.72%
Democratic Martin Chávez 226,755 45.47% +5.55%
Majority 45,193 9.06% -0.83%
Turnout 498,703
Republican hold Swing

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