The Alabama gubernatorial election of 1998 was held on 3 November 1998 to select the
Governor of Alabama. The election saw incumbent Governor
Fob James (
R) against Lieutenant Governor
Don Siegelman (
D). The result saw Don Siegelman win a decisive victory over Fob James. As of 2019, this is the most recent election in which a Democrat was elected Governor of Alabama.
The Republican primary took place on June 2 and saw no candidate secure over 50% of the vote, leading to a runoff on June 30. Incumbent Governor Fob James won the runoff to become the Republican nominee.