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
Running mate Walter Bradley Diane Denish
Popular vote 271,948 226,755
Percentage 54.53% 45.47%

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County results

Governor before election

Gary Johnson

Elected Governor

Gary Johnson

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 from January 1, 1999 until January 1, 2003. Incumbent Republican Governor Gary Johnson was eligible and ran for re-election and was re-elected.




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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