California gubernatorial election, 1898

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California gubernatorial election, 1898
← 1894 November 8, 1898 1902 →
  HenryGage (cropped).jpg James-george-maguire (cropped).jpg
Nominee Henry Gage James G. Maguire
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 148,354 129,261
Percentage 51.68% 45.03%

Governor before election

James Budd
Democratic

Elected Governor

Henry Gage
Republican

The 1898 California gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1898 to elect the governor of California.

Results[edit]

California gubernatorial election, 1898[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Gage 148,354 51.68
Democratic James G. Maguire 129,261 45.03
Socialist Labor Job Harriman 5,143 1.79
Prohibition J. E. McComas 4,297 1.50
Other Write-ins 130 0.04
Total votes 304,473 100
Republican gain from Democratic

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