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1994 Texas 2002
Texas gubernatorial election, 1998
November 3, 1998
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Candidate George W. Bush Garry Mauro
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,550,821 1,165,592
Percentage 68.24% 31.18%
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County Results

Previous Governor
George W. Bush
Republican

Governor-elect
George W. Bush
Republican

The 1998 Texas gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1998 to select the governor of the state of Texas. Incumbent George W. Bush of the Republican Party was re-elected.

Primaries

The Republican and Democratic Party primaries were held on March 10, 1998 with the winner of each requiring a majority vote.

e • d 
Democratic Party Republican Party
Candidates Votes % Candidates Votes %
Garry Mauro 492,419 100.00 George W. Bush 576,528 96.60
R.C. Crawford 20,311 3.40
Total 492,419 100.00 Total 596,839 100.00
Source: Texas Almanac

Results

e • d 
Candidates - Nominating parties Votes %
George W. Bush - Republican Party 2,550,821 68.24
Garry Mauro - Democratic Party 1,165,592 31.18
Lester R. Turlington, Jr. - Libertarian Party 20,711 0.47
Susan Lee Solar - Write-in 954 0.03
Total 3,738,078 100.00
Source: Texas Almanac
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