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John Edwards, D

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: U.S. Senate, 1999-2005; sought Democratic nomination for president, 2004; Democratic nominee for vice president, 2004; sought Democratic nomination for president, 2008
Born: June 10, 1953; Seneca, S.C.
Residence: Chapel Hill
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Elizabeth Edwards; four children (one deceased)
Education: North Carolina State U., B.S. 1974; U. of North Carolina, J.D. 1977



Election History

1998 Election Results

Candidate

John Edwards (D)
Lauch Faircloth (R)
Barbara Howe (LIBERT)

Votes

1,029,237
945,943
36,963

%

51.2%
47.0%
1.8%