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United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1998

United States Senate election in Connecticut, 1998

November 3, 1998

Nominee Christopher Dodd Gary A. Franks
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 628,306 312,177
Percentage 65.2% 32.4%

County Results

Senator before election

Chris Dodd

Elected Senator

Chris Dodd

The 1998 United States Senate election in Connecticut took place on November 3, 1998 alongside other elections to the United States Senate in other states as well as elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Dodd won re-election for a fourth term against former Republican U.S. Congressman Gary A. Franks.

Major candidates




Connecticut Senate election 1998


Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris Dodd 628,306 65.2%
Republican Gary A. Franks 312,177 32.4%
Concerned Citizens William Kozak 12,261 1.3%
Independent Lois A. Grasso 6,517 0.7%
Libertarian Wildey J. Moore 5,196 0.5%


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