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1998 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont

The 1998 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont was held on Tuesday, November 3, 1998 to elect the U.S. Representative from the state's at-large congressional district. The election coincided with the elections of other federal and state offices, including an election to the U.S. Senate.

1998 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont, At-large district

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Nominee Bernie Sanders Mark Candon
Party Independent Republican
Popular vote 136,403 70,740
Percentage 63.40% 32.88%

Representative
At-large before election

Bernie Sanders
Independent

Elected Representative
At-large

Bernie Sanders
Independent

Republican primaryEdit

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Candon 23,101 48.43
Republican Jack Long 15,716 32.95
Republican Peter Diamondstone 8,327 17.46
Republican Write-ins 552 1.16
Total votes 47,696 100.00

Democratic primaryEdit

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bernie Sanders (Write-in) 1,661 47.88
Democratic Mark Candon (Write-in) 524 15.11
Democratic Write-ins 467 13.46
Democratic Jack Long (Write-in) 465 13.40
Democratic Peter Diamondstone 352 10.15
Total votes 3,469 100.00

General electionEdit

Vermont's At-large congressional district election, 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Bernie Sanders (incumbent) 136,403 63.40
Republican Mark Candon 70,740 32.88
Grassroots Matthew Mulligan 3,464 1.61
Liberty Union Peter Diamondstone 2,153 1.00
Libertarian Robert Maynard 2,097 0.98
Write-ins N/A 276 0.13
Total votes 215,133 100.00
Independent hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1998 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved January 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "United States Representative (One District): 1932-2014" (PDF). Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved January 8, 2015.