United States Senate election in Utah, 1998

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

  Bob Bennett official portrait, 2009.jpg No image.svg
Nominee Bob Bennett Scott Leckman
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 316,652 177,459
Percentage 64.0% 33.0%

U.S. Senator before election

Bob Bennett
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Bob Bennett
Republican

The 1998 United States Senate election in Utah was held on November 3, 1998. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Bob Bennett won re-election to a second term.

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

  • Scott Leckman, doctor[1]

Republican[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bob Bennett (inc.) 316,652 63.98% +8.60%
Democratic Scott Leckman 163,172 32.97% -6.74%
Independent American Gary Van Horn 15,073 3.05%
Write-ins 12 0.00%
Majority 153,480 31.01% +15.34%
Turnout 494,909
Republican hold Swing

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