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California Insurance Commissioner election, 2002

California Insurance Commissioner election, 2002

November 5, 2002

 
Nominee John Garamendi Gary Mendoza
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 3,346,937 2,998,243
Percentage 46.48 41.64

Election results by county

Ins. Comm. before election

Harry W. Low
Democratic

Elected Ins. Comm.

John Garamendi
Democratic

The 2002 California Insurance Commissioner election occurred on November 5, 2002. The primary elections took place on March 5, 2002. Former Deputy Secretary of the Interior John Garamendi, the Democratic nominee, defeated Corporations Commissioner Gary Mendoza, the Republican nominee, for the office previously held by Harry W. Low.[1]

Primary Results

A bar graph of statewide results in this contest are available at http://primary2002.ss.ca.gov/Returns/ins/00.htm.

Results by county are available here and here.

Democratic

California Insurance Commissioner Democratic primary, 2002
Candidate Votes Percentage
John Garamendi 800,146 38.55%
Tom Umberg 586,112 28.24%
Tom Calderon 476,234 22.94%
Bill Winslow 213,239 10.27%
Total votes 2,075,731 100.00%

Republican

California Insurance Commissioner Republican primary, 2002
Candidate Votes Percentage
Gary Mendoza 808,007 41.74%
Stefan "Watchdog" Stitch 704,392 36.39%
Wes Bannister 423,273 21.87%
Total votes 1,935,672 100.00%

Other Parties

California Attorney General primary, 2002 (Others)
Party Candidate Votes %
Green David I. Sheidlower 34,784 100.00%
American Independent Steve Klein 27,113 100.00%
Libertarian Dale F. Ogden 19,213 100.00%
Natural Law Raul Calderon, Jr. 5,044 100.00%

Results

California Insurance Commissioner election, 2002[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Garamendi 3,346,937 46.48%
Republican Gary Mendoza 2,998,243 41.64%
Green David I. Sheidlower 277,667 3.86%
Libertarian Dale F. Ogden 236,688 3.29%
Natural Law Raul Calderon, Jr. 192,001 2.67%
American Independent Steve Klein 148,893 2.07%
Invalid or blank votes 538,392 6.96%
Totals 7,738,821 100.00%
Voter turnout 36.05%
Democratic hold

Results by county

Results from the Secretary of State of California:[1]

County Garamendi Votes Mendoza Votes Sheidlower Votes Ogden Votes Calderon Votes Klein Votes
San Francisco 70.15% 137,602 15.26% 29,931 7.78% 15,261 3.23% 6,342 2.16% 4,231 1.42% 2,777
Alameda 64.79% 214,588 21.93% 72,635 7.28% 24,111 2.75% 9,109 1.99% 6,606 1.26% 4,169
Marin 60.31% 51,967 27.33% 23,551 7.64% 6,587 2.63% 2,265 1.16% '996 0.93% '799
San Mateo 58.90% 97,857 29.56% 49,102 4.54% 7,550 3.02% 5,012 2.44% 4,058 1.54% 2,555
Santa Cruz 55.31% 41,663 26.17% 19,709 10.60% 7,981 3.64% 2,744 2.68% 2,015 1.61% 1,210
Contra Costa 55.05% 141,101 34.45% 88,318 3.64% 9,318 3.03% 7,771 2.00% 5,133 1.83% 4,689
Sonoma 54.01% 76,818 30.16% 42,896 8.75% 12,450 3.30% 4,699 2.09% 2,966 1.69% 2,400
Los Angeles 53.87% 871,779 33.70% 545,306 3.39% 54,880 3.33% 53,894 3.58% 57,993 2.12% 34,301
Solano 53.30% 46,090 36.77% 31,795 2.95% 2,555 2.73% 2,365 2.13% 1,840 2.12% 1,829
Santa Clara 52.64% 179,291 35.02% 119,261 4.20% 14,308 3.85% 13,125 2.56% 8,731 1.72% 5,874
Napa 51.96% 18,738 35.94% 12,959 5.34% 1,924 2.78% 1,001 2.27% '818 1.72% '619
Monterey 51.20% 43,418 35.66% 30,243 3.64% 3,087 3.38% 2,865 3.81% 3,230 2.31% 1,961
Yolo 49.52% 22,585 36.87% 16,817 7.23% 3,297 2.15% '979 2.66% 1,212 1.57% '718
Lake 49.11% 7,734 39.78% 6,265 4.92% '775 2.77% '436 1.57% '247 1.85% '292
San Benito 48.59% 5,894 39.31% 4,769 2.79% '338 3.02% '366 4.47% '542 1.83% '222
Mendocino 48.49% 11,746 31.23% 7,566 13.56% 3,284 3.03% '735 1.77% '428 1.93% '467
Alpine 47.22% '255 37.41% '202 5.37% '29 3.70% '20 3.89% '21 2.41% '13
Imperial 47.15% 10,085 39.33% 8,412 1.48% '317 2.41% '515 7.48% 1,600 2.15% '459
San Joaquin 46.46% 57,005 44.94% 55,139 2.04% 2,505 2.10% 2,583 2.51% 3,080 1.95% 2,396
Humboldt 44.86% 18,484 35.14% 14,479 13.18% 5,432 4.04% 1,666 1.90% '783 0.88% '364
Merced 43.52% 17,284 47.00% 18,666 1.80% '716 2.48% '983 3.39% 1,346 1.81% '717
Sacramento 42.44% 131,133 46.71% 144,312 3.85% 11,887 2.76% 8,513 2.15% 6,637 2.10% 6,485
Stanislaus 42.30% 40,205 49.67% 47,214 2.02% 1,924 1.96% 1,866 2.27% 2,157 1.77% 1,684
Del Norte 42.10% 2,787 45.50% 3,012 3.87% '256 3.87% '256 2.05% '136 2.61% '173
Tuolumne 40.43% 7,223 50.81% 9,078 3.26% '582 2.40% '429 1.35% '242 1.74% '311
Santa Barbara 40.45% 44,056 46.04% 50,143 5.37% 5,847 3.74% 4,073 2.71% 2,949 1.70% 1,850
Trinity 40.42% 1,908 44.46% 2,099 5.57% '263 5.10% '241 2.03% '96 2.41% '114
Ventura 40.38% 76,598 47.68% 90,429 3.02% 5,734 3.68% 6,976 2.90% 5,496 2.34% 4,442
Calaveras 40.05% 6,059 49.71% 7,519 3.70% '560 3.06% '463 1.49% '226 1.98% '300
Mono 39.86% 1,159 48.28% 1,404 5.33% '155 2.92% '85 2.03% '59 1.58% '46
San Bernardino 39.56% 107,649 48.60% 132,269 2.34% 6,366 3.49% 9,508 3.27% 8,891 2.74% 7,452
Amador 39.13% 5,054 51.12% 6,603 2.87% '371 2.71% '350 1.83% '237 2.34% '302
Riverside 39.19% 116,658 50.72% 150,956 1.98% 5,906 3.20% 9,535 2.57% 7,654 2.33% 6,932
Tehama 38.07% 5,774 51.43% 7,800 2.12% '322 3.62% '549 1.72% '261 3.03% '459
Kings 37.57% 7,891 53.31% 11,195 1.59% '334 2.56% '537 3.04% '639 1.93% '405
Siskiyou 37.33% 5,631 51.21% 7,724 2.94% '443 4.73% '713 1.94% '293 1.86% '280
San Luis Obispo 36.32% 28,697 50.42% 39,837 5.31% 4,192 3.95% 3,125 1.99% 1,575 2.01% 1,591
San Diego 35.98% 225,666 52.46% 328,990 3.03% 18,991 3.80% 23,810 2.42% 15,172 2.31% 14,507
Inyo 35.70% 2,191 53.09% 3,258 3.18% '195 3.70% '227 1.76% '108 2.57% '158
Kern 35.41% 47,632 54.35% 73,106 1.56% 2,104 2.97% 3,996 2.52% 3,393 3.19% 4,287
Shasta 35.21% 16,743 55.57% 26,426 2.18% 1,038 3.05% 1,452 1.66% '789 2.33% 1,110
Butte 35.23% 21,119 50.79% 30,445 6.86% 4,113 2.81% 1,685 1.82% 1,089 2.49% 1,492
Plumas 35.24% 2,729 53.07% 4,109 3.63% '281 3.65% '283 1.69% '131 2.71% '210
Mariposa 35.01% 2,205 54.37% 3,425 3.51% '221 3.08% '194 1.62% '102 2.41% '152
Fresno 34.97% 52,946 55.03% 83,308 2.16% 3,263 3.23% 4,896 2.56% 3,874 2.05% 3,099
Lassen 34.88% 2,631 54.38% 4,102 2.17% '164 4.02% '303 1.75% '132 2.80% '211
Modoc 34.61% 1,136 55.48% 1,821 1.98% '65 3.50% '115 1.52% '50 2.89% '95
Colusa 34.20% 1,538 57.42% 2,582 1.89% '85 2.00% '90 2.54% '114 1.96% '88
Nevada 34.11% 13,106 52.23% 20,071 7.18% 2,758 2.96% 1,139 1.69% '650 1.83% '702
Orange 33.33% 208,490 55.51% 347,198 2.45% 15,308 3.86% 24,149 2.42% 15,141 2.43% 15,195
Sierra 32.84% '465 53.11% '752 5.01% '71 4.80% '68 1.34% '19 2.90% '41
Madera 32.70% 8,446 57.79% 14,925 2.03% '525 2.87% '742 2.45% '634 2.14% '553
Yuba 32.57% 3,727 56.23% 6,434 2.84% '325 3.50% '401 2.05% '235 2.81% '321
Glenn 32.37% 2,068 57.76% 3,690 1.83% '117 2.85% '182 1.86% '119 3.33% '213
El Dorado 32.23% 17,674 57.13% 31,327 4.04% 2,213 2.82% 1,549 1.75% '958 2.04% 1,118
Sutter 32.11% 6,105 60.02% 11,409 1.75% '333 2.07% '394 2.01% '383 2.03% '386
Tulare 32.08% 19,648 57.23% 35,057 1.68% 1,032 2.94% 1,801 3.31% 2,029 2.76% 1,688
Placer 31.93% 30,206 59.40% 56,193 2.77% 2,618 2.66% 2,518 1.54% 1,455 1.70% 1,610

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Secretary of State" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "Registration and Participation" (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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