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OfficeAttorney General
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 01, 1898 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1898 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1898 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1899 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1901 - 12:00pm
Turnout 34.59% Total Population
ContributorBrentinCO
Last ModifiedBrentinCO August 01, 2018 12:30am
Data Sources1903 Colorado Legislative Manual, pages 135-136

History of the Colorado Attorney General [Link]
Description In the general election of 1898, David M. Campbell was elected Attorney General. Campbell had not sought the office initially, but was nominated by a friend from Pueblo, Governor Thomas Alderman, at the Democratic State Convention. Campbell ran on a fusion ticket of Democrats and Populists and campaigned hard for the victory.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartySilver Republican Won11/03/1896
NameByron L. Carr Votes86,731 (48.26%)
Term01/03/1897 - 01/03/1899 Margin21,215 (+11.80%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyFusion Won11/06/1900
NameCharles C. Post Votes119,311 (54.74%)
Term01/03/1901 - 01/03/1903 Margin25,616 (+11.75%)
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CANDIDATES
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Name David M. Campbell Cornelius J. Hart William A. Marsh Frederick Bodtker Charles A. Goodale  
PartyDemocratic Republican Prohibition Socialist Labor Unknown  
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Certified Votes88,981 (62.41%) 47,632 (33.41%) 3,746 (2.63%) 1,832 (1.29%) 394 (0.28%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -41,349 (-29.00%) -85,235 (-59.78%) -87,149 (-61.12%) -88,587 (-62.13%)  
Fusion Votes
Democratic1
PoP People's Party (Populist)1
 
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
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Entry Date 07/01/1898 07/01/1898 07/01/1898 07/01/1898 07/01/1898  
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