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United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1998


United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1998

United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1998

November 3, 1998

Nominee John Breaux Jim Donelon
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 620,502 306,616
Percentage 64.0% 31.6%

Parish Results

U.S. Senator before election

John Breaux

Elected U.S. Senator

John Breaux

The 1998 United States Senate election in Louisiana was held on November 3, 1998. Incumbent Democrat U.S. Senator John Breaux won re-election to a third term.


  • Major candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
  • Results 2
  • References 3

Major candidates




Louisiana United States Senate election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Breaux 620,502 64.0
Republican Jim Donelon 306,616 31.6
Independent Raymond Brown 12,203 1.3
Independent Sam Houston Melton 9,893 1.0
Independent Darryl Paul Ward 7,964 0.8
Independent L. D. Knox 6,366 0.7
Independent Jeffrey H. Diket 3,227 0.3
Independent Martin A. Rosenthal 2,398 0.3


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