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California Superintendent of Public Instruction election, 2002

California SPI election, 2002

March 5, 2002
Nominee Jack O'Connell Katherine H. Smith Lynne C. Leach
Popular vote 1,756,762 1,177,783 1,101,489
Percentage 31.41 21.06 19.69

Election results by county (O'Connell, Smith, Leach)

SPI before election

Delaine Eastin
Nonpartisan

Elected SPI

Jack O'Connell
Nonpartisan

The 2002 California Superintendent of Public Instruction election occurred on March 5, 2002. Jack O'Connell, defeated Katherine H. Smith, Lynne C. Leach, and Joe Taylor to replace Delaine Eastin.

Results

California Superintendent of Public Instruction election, 2002[1][2]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Jack O'Connell 1,756,762 31.41%
Katherine H. Smith 1,177,783 21.06%
Lynne C. Leach 1,101,489 19.69%
Joe Taylor 157,736 2.82%
Total votes 5,593,770 100.00%
Voter turnout 26.01%

Results by county

County O'Connell Votes Smith Votes Leach Votes Taylor Votes
Santa Barbara 68.88% 47,266 18.79% 12,897 10.25% 7,032 2.08% 1,425
San Luis Obispo 68.51% 37,311 18.31% 9,969 11.25% 6,126 1.93% 1,053
Ventura 60.44% 68,269 19.02% 21,482 18.14% 20,491 2.40% 2,714
San Francisco 56.55% 57,731 14.56% 14,861 26.61% 27,166 2.28% 2,324
Marin 49.09% 24,314 22.28% 11,038 26.20% 12,979 2.43% 1,202
Alameda 46.66% 83,084 25.78% 45,895 24.31% 43,278 3.25% 5,788
Colusa 45.61% 1,733 25.84% 982 24.42% 928 4.13% 157
Los Angeles 45.45% 374,729 22.20% 182,991 27.62% 227,714 4.73% 38,963
San Mateo 45.39% 42,658 23.21% 21,815 28.22% 26,516 3.18% 2,985
Lake 43.02% 4,434 22.52% 2,321 30.70% 3,165 3.76% 388
Mendocino 42.74% 6,128 25.03% 3,589 28.52% 4,089 3.70% 531
Sacramento 42.51% 76,943 27.23% 49,282 26.76% 48,423 3.50% 6,336
Humboldt 42.27% 11,363 22.15% 5,954 32.04% 8,615 3.54% 953
Yolo 42.08% 12,232 23.78% 6,913 30.81% 8,956 3.33% 968
Santa Clara 41.91% 78,857 26.17% 49,242 28.64% 53,890 3.28% 6,179
Fresno 41.74% 41,555 25.47% 25,362 28.17% 28,045 4.62% 4,604
Merced 41.42% 10,478 20.85% 5,275 33.74% 8,536 3.98% 1,008
Madera 41.13% 6,862 26.98% 4,501 28.12% 4,691 3.77% 629
Mariposa 40.95% 1,993 25.44% 1,238 30.33% 1,476 3.29% 160
Sonoma 40.90% 39,111 27.26% 26,068 28.64% 27,387 3.20% 3,056
San Joaquin 40.88% 32,605 28.67% 22,865 26.26% 20,943 4.20% 3,351
Santa Cruz 40.88% 19,641 29.34% 14,095 27.23% 13,080 2.55% 1,225
Glenn 40.19% 1,824 27.32% 1,240 26.29% 1,193 6.19% 281
Stanislaus 40.18% 25,000 25.79% 16,045 29.65% 18,446 4.39% 2,730
Tehama 40.04% 4,917 23.43% 2,878 29.99% 3,683 6.54% 803
Napa 39.91% 9,217 28.50% 6,581 28.31% 6,538 3.28% 758
Solano 39.44% 20,153 27.02% 13,807 29.45% 15,047 4.09% 2,090
Tuolumne 39.23% 4,828 30.22% 3,720 27.28% 3,358 3.27% 402
San Bernardino 38.97% 56,909 26.06% 38,050 31.09% 45,394 3.89% 5,678
Riverside 38.67% 61,317 23.76% 37,673 33.98% 53,882 3.60% 5,707
Inyo 38.68% 1,888 23.83% 1,163 33.54% 1,637 3.95% 193
Calaveras 38.66% 4,379 29.76% 3,371 28.07% 3,180 3.50% 397
San Diego 38.51% 134,789 29.77% 104,183 28.11% 98,397 3.61% 12,644
Mono 37.60% 746 23.34% 463 36.90% 732 2.17% 43
Kings 37.57% 4,812 24.22% 3,102 31.55% 4,041 6.65% 852
Trinity 37.49% 1,465 28.45% 1,112 28.53% 1,115 5.53% 216
Amador 37.50% 3,224 28.10% 2,416 30.23% 2,599 4.18% 359
Placer 37.09% 21,620 31.16% 18,165 28.50% 16,612 3.24% 1,890
Shasta 37.03% 11,588 28.33% 8,864 29.12% 9,111 5.52% 1,727
Tulare 36.98% 15,519 30.35% 12,737 27.91% 11,711 4.75% 1,994
Monterey 36.87% 19,150 28.06% 14,575 31.00% 16,104 4.07% 2,116
Sierra 36.57% 445 30.24% 368 29.50% 359 3.70% 45
San Benito 35.16% 2,880 22.48% 1,841 39.08% 3,201 3.27% 268
Plumas 35.05% 2,138 32.35% 1,973 30.05% 1,833 2.54% 155
Alpine 34.75% 147 24.35% 103 38.30% 162 2.60% 11
Modoc 34.80% 973 30.87% 863 28.86% 807 5.47% 153
Sutter 34.16% 4,300 32.16% 4,048 28.08% 3,534 5.59% 704
Butte 33.77% 14,664 34.92% 15,160 27.69% 12,021 3.62% 1,573
Kern 33.48% 31,289 29.19% 27,280 32.87% 30,716 4.47% 4,174
Contra Costa 33.37% 53,763 46.01% 74,130 18.05% 29,090 2.57% 4,138
Del Norte 32.93% 1,652 24.64% 1,236 38.94% 1,953 3.49% 175
Siskiyou 32.50% 3,457 30.87% 3,284 31.88% 3,391 4.75% 505
El Dorado 32.47% 11,660 30.29% 10,878 33.38% 11,987 3.86% 1,386
Orange 32.13% 128,998 28.66% 115,088 35.55% 142,723 3.66% 14,708
Nevada 31.50% 7,932 34.18% 8,607 30.42% 7,660 3.90% 982
Lassen 31.47% 2,145 32.55% 2,218 32.21% 2,195 3.77% 257
Yuba 31.11% 2,785 31.93% 2,859 32.54% 2,913 4.42% 396
Imperial 30.92% 4,892 17.52% 2,773 43.81% 6,932 7.75% 1,227

See also

References

  1. ^ "Registration and Participation" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "Election results" (PDF).  

External links

  • VoteCircle.com Non-partisan resources & vote sharing network for Californians
  • Information on the elections from California's Secretary of State
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