United States Senate election in Georgia, 1998

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United States Senate election in Georgia, 1998
Georgia (U.S. state)
1992 ←
November 3, 1998 → 2000

  Paul Coverdell.PNG
Nominee Paul Coverdell Michael Coles
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 918,540 791,904
Percentage 52.37% 45.15%

Senator before election

Paul Coverdell
Republican

Elected Senator

Paul Coverdell
Republican

The 1998 United States Senate election in Georgia was held on November 3, 1998. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Paul Coverdell won re-election to a second term.[1]

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

Georgia United States Senate election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Paul Coverdell 918,540 52.37
Democratic Michael Coles 791,904 45.15
Libertarian Bert Loftman 43,467 2.48
Socialist Workers Daniel Fein (write-in) 42 0.0
Majority 126,636 7.22
Turnout 1,753,953

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