1998 U.S. House of Representatives Results

ELECTION TYPE                       PRIMARY          RUNOFF         GENERAL 
CANDIDATE NAME          PARTY     # OF VOTES  %   # OF VOTES %   # OF VOTES  % 

    WEST VIRGINIA                            May 12th*                        November 3rd    

DISTRICT 1                                                                                   

(I) Mollohan, Alan B.           D             57,425   86.84                     105,101   84.68 
    Ruehl, W. E. "Bill"         D              8,706   13.16                                     
             Total Party Votes:               66,131                                             

    Kerr, Richard               LBT                *                              19,013   15.32 

          Total District Votes:               66,131                             124,114         

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DISTRICT 2                                                                                   

(I) Wise, Bob                   D             52,059   86.20                      99,357   72.97 
    Taylor, Beth                D              4,539    7.52                                     
    Turner, Wendel Blair        D              3,795    6.28                                     
             Total Party Votes:               60,393                                             

    Kay, Sally Anne             R             21,221  100.00                      29,136   21.40 
             Total Party Votes:               21,221                                             

    Brown, John                 LBT                *                               7,660    5.63 

          Total District Votes:               81,614                             136,153         

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DISTRICT 3                                                                                   

(I) Rahall, Nick Joe, II        D             69,434   81.81                      78,814   86.60 
    MacCallum, James J.         D             15,438   18.19                                     
             Total Party Votes:               84,872                                             

    Whelan, Joe                 LBT                *                              12,196   13.40 

          Total District Votes:               84,872                              91,010         

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             Total State Votes:              232,617                             351,277         

* The Libertarian party nominated by convention on May 9, 1998. Convention nominees are noted with an asterisk.


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