United States Senate election in Maryland, 1998

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United States Senate election in Maryland, 1998
Maryland
1992 ←
November 3, 1998 → 2004

  Barbara Mikulski official portrait c. 2011.jpg
Nominee Barbara Mikulski Ross Pierpont
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,062,810 444,637
Percentage 70.5% 29.5%

U.S. Senator before election

Barbara Mikulski
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Barbara Mikulski
Democratic

The 1998 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 3, 1998. Incumbent Democrat U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski won re-election to a third term.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic Primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara A. Mikulski (inc.) 349,382 84.36
Democratic Ann L. Mallory 43,120 10.41
Democratic Kauko H. Kokkonen 21,658 5.23
Total votes 414,160 100

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Ross Pierpont
  • John Taylor
  • Michael Gloth
  • Kenneth Wayman
  • Bradlyn McClanahan
  • Howard David Greyber
  • John Stafford
  • George Liebmann
  • Barry Steve Asbury
  • Scott Thomas

Results[edit]

Republican Primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ross Z. Pierpont 32,691 18.40
Republican John Taylor 22,855 12.87
Republican Michael Gloth 19,926 11.22
Republican Kenneth Wayman 16,505 9.29
Republican Bradlyn McClanahan 16,439 9.25
Republican Howard David Greyber 16,177 9.11
Republican John Stafford 15,031 8.46
Republican George Liebmann 14,440 8.13
Republican Barry Steve Asbury 11,881 6.69
Republican Thomas Scott 11,707 6.59
Total votes 177,652 100

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Barbara Mikulski (D), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Ross Pierpont (R), perennial candidate

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Maryland, 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Barbara A. Mikulski (inc.) 1,062,810 70.50% -0.51%
Republican Ross Z. Pierpont 444,637 29.50% +0.51%
Majority 618,173 41.01% -1.02%
Total votes 1,507,447 100
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Maryland State Board of Elections. Elections.state.md.us (2000-10-24). Retrieved on 2011-06-17.
  2. ^ 1998 Election Statistics – Legislative Activities – Office of the Clerk. Clerk.house.gov. Retrieved on 2011-06-17.