Washington, D.C. mayoral election, 1998

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Washington, D.C.
mayoral election, 1998
Washington, D.C.
← 1994 November 3, 1998 2002 →
Turnout 40.2%
  Mayor Williams Anthony.jpg Carolschwartz.jpg
Nominee Anthony A. Williams Carol Schwartz
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 92,504 42,280
Percentage 66.2% 30.2%

Mayor before election

Marion Barry
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Anthony A. Williams
Democratic

The 1998 Washington, D.C. mayoral election occurred on Tuesday, November 3, 1998, with Democratic candidate Anthony A. Williams defeating Republican Carol Schwartz. Partisan primary elections were held on September 15, 1998.[1]

Results

District of Columbia mayoral election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony A. Williams 92,504 66.16
Republican Carol Schwartz 42,280 30.24
D.C. Statehood Green John Gloster 2,312 1.65
Independent Alpha Brown 693 0.49
Independent Brian P. Moore 501 0.36
Independent Faith Dane 430 0.31
Socialist Workers Sam Manuel 330 0.24
Independent Albert Ceccone 236 0.17
Write-ins 539 0.38
Total votes 139,825 100
Democratic hold

Democratic primary

District of Columbia Democratic primary election, 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony A. Williams 45,216 49.91
Democratic Kevin P. Chavous 31,499 34.77
Democratic Jack Evans 8,621 9.52
Democratic Harold Brazil 3,994 4.41
Democratic Sylvia Robinson-Green 363 0.40
Democratic Jeff Gildenhorn 358 0.40
Democratic Osie Thorpe 167 0.18
Democratic Write-in 367 0.41
Total votes 90,585 100

Republican primary

District of Columbia Republican primary election, 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carol Schwartz 2,516 88.53
Republican Write-in 326 11.47
Total votes 2,842 100

D.C. Statehood Green primary

District of Columbia Statehood Green primary election, 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
D.C. Statehood Green John Gloster 245 62.98
D.C. Statehood Green Write-in 144 37.02
Total votes 389 100

Umoja Party primary

District of Columbia Umoja primary election, 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Umoja Write-in 128 100
Total votes 128 100

References

  1. ^ "Final and Complete Election Results: November 3, 1998 General Election". District of Columbia Board of Elections. November 13, 1998. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Final and Complete Election Results: September 15, 1998 Primary Election". District of Columbia Board of Elections. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
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