United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia, 1998

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United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia, 1998
Washington, D.C.
1996 ←
November 3, 1998 → 2000

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Candidate Eleanor Holmes Norton Edward Henry Wolterbeek
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 122,228 8,610
Percentage 89.64% 6.31%

Delegate before election

Eleanor Holmes Norton
Democratic

Elected Delegate

Eleanor Holmes Norton
Democratic

Map of the District of Columbia At-Large district.

The 1998 congressional election for the Delegate from the District of Columbia was held on November 3, 1998. The winner of the race was Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), who won her fourth re-election. All elected members would serve in 106th United States Congress.

The non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the District of Columbia is elected for two-year terms.

Candidates[edit]

Eleanor Holmes Norton, a Democrat, sought election for her fifth term to the United States House of Representatives. Norton was opposed in this election by Republican challenger Edward Henry Wolterbeek who received 6.31%. This resulted in Norton being re-elected with 89.64% of the vote.

Results[edit]

D.C. At Large Congressional District Election (1998)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eleanor Holmes Norton (inc.) 122,228 89.64
Republican Edward Henry Wolterbeek 8,610 6.31
D.C. Statehood Green Pat Kidd 2,323 1.70
Independent Natale "Lino" Stracuzzi 1,647 1.21
Socialist Workers Mary Martin 1,087 0.80
No party Write-ins 464 0.34%
Total votes 136,359 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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