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California State Controller election, 2002

California State Controller election, 2002

November 5, 2002

 
Nominee Steve Westly Tom McClintock
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 3,289,839 3,273,028
Percentage 45.32 45.09

Election results by county

Controller before election

Kathleen Connell
Democratic

Elected Controller

Steve Westly
Democratic

The 2002 California State Controller election occurred on November 5, 2002. The primary elections took place on March 5, 2002. Businessman Steve Westly, the Democratic nominee, barely defeated the Republican nominee, Senator Tom McClintock, for the office previously held by Kathleen Connell, who was term-limited.

Primary results

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

Results by county are available here and here.

Democratic

California State Controller Democratic primary, 2002
Candidate Votes Percentage
Steve Westly 1,137,396 56.51%
Johan Klehs 875,463 43.49%
Total votes 2,012,859 100.00%

Republican

California State Controller Republican primary, 2002
Candidate Votes Percentage
Tom McClintock 948,539 45.73%
Dean Andal 736,317 35.50%
W. Snow Hume 194,883 9.40%
Nancy Beecham 194,583 9.38%
Total votes 2,074,322 100.00%

Green

California State Controller Green primary, 2002
Candidate Votes Percentage
Laura Wells 29,457 84.12%
David Delano Blanco 5,561 15.88%
Total votes 35,018 100.00%

Others

California State Controller primary, 2002 (Others)
Party Candidate Votes %
American Independent Ernest F. Vance 25,677 100.00%
Natural Law J. Carlos Aguirre 4,464 100.00%

Results

California State Controller election, 2002[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steve Westly 3,289,839 45.32%
Republican Tom McClintock 3,273,028 45.09%
Green Laura Wells 419,873 5.78%
Natural Law J. Carlos Aguirre 179,999 2.48%
American Independent Ernest F. Vance 96,019 1.32%
Invalid or blank votes 480,063 6.20%
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 Westly Votes McClintock Votes Wells Votes Aguirre Votes Vance Votes
San Francisco 64.26% 129,048 22.26% 44,700 10.52% 21,124 2.17% 4,357 0.79% 1,579
Alameda 59.36% 196,859 28.37% 94,072 9.64% 31,972 1.71% 5,677 0.92% 3,058
Marin 54.50% 47,017 34.25% 29,546 9.77% 8,430 0.77% 661 0.71% 611
Los Angeles 54.18% 898,440 36.10% 598,694 5.08% 84,270 3.47% 57,542 1.17% 19,356
Santa Cruz 53.23% 40,292 30.49% 23,084 12.91% 9,775 2.08% 1,578 1.28% 972
Santa Clara 52.76% 184,012 38.03% 132,638 5.98% 20,866 1.99% 6,946 1.23% 4,280
San Mateo 52.39% 87,063 37.07% 61,611 7.38% 12,261 2.22% 3,689 0.94% 1,566
Sonoma 50.67% 71,927 35.32% 50,129 10.99% 15,595 1.49% 2,119 1.53% 2,176
Monterey 49.88% 42,049 40.13% 33,828 5.47% 4,607 3.23% 2,721 1.29% 1,087
Solano 49.62% 43,080 41.45% 35,989 5.03% 4,369 2.13% 1,851 1.77% 1,537
Yolo 48.92% 22,004 39.07% 17,571 8.46% 3,807 2.27% 1,019 1.28% 574
Contra Costa 47.77% 119,554 43.02% 107,656 6.44% 16,109 1.67% 4,171 1.11% 2,781
Napa 47.21% 16,823 42.57% 15,169 6.99% 2,490 1.60% 570 1.62% 579
Lake 46.33% 7,283 43.49% 6,836 6.76% 1,063 1.58% 248 1.84% 290
San Benito 44.98% 5,402 45.24% 5,433 4.84% 581 3.80% 456 1.14% 137
Mendocino 44.39% 10,839 35.99% 8,789 16.41% 4,007 1.42% 346 1.80% 439
Imperial 44.04% 9,217 41.95% 8,781 4.16% 871 8.33% 1,744 1.51% 317
Sacramento 43.72% 135,970 47.11% 146,538 6.03% 18,769 1.77% 5,502 1.37% 4,255
Merced 42.56% 17,025 49.52% 19,809 3.28% 1,312 3.21% 1,286 1.43% 571
Humboldt 42.45% 17,661 40.00% 16,645 15.43% 6,420 1.16% 483 0.96% 399
Santa Barbara 40.84% 45,146 48.66% 53,799 7.01% 7,751 2.32% 2,561 1.18% 1,300
Alpine 40.56% 219 42.96% 232 10.93% 59 2.22% 12 3.33% 18
San Joaquin 40.42% 48,617 51.12% 61,490 4.21% 5,065 2.77% 3,330 1.48% 1,775
San Diego 40.02% 254,818 51.63% 328,780 4.57% 29,121 2.36% 15,008 1.42% 9,051
Stanislaus 40.02% 37,470 51.93% 48,619 4.28% 4,005 2.28% 2,139 1.49% 1,396
Del Norte 39.70% 2,596 49.99% 3,269 6.32% 413 1.44% 94 2.55% 167
San Bernardino 38.76% 107,444 52.25% 144,853 4.17% 11,560 3.15% 8,731 1.68% 4,650
Riverside 37.77% 112,833 54.77% 163,626 3.75% 11,189 2.29% 6,839 1.43% 4,264
Fresno 37.60% 57,443 54.28% 82,924 4.35% 6,643 2.68% 4,101 1.08% 1,650
Ventura 37.43% 70,613 53.74% 101,384 4.68% 8,821 2.81% 5,297 1.34% 2,524
San Luis Obispo 36.59% 29,232 53.39% 42,653 7.01% 5,598 1.35% 1,077 1.67% 1,335
Tuolumne 36.26% 6,463 55.08% 9,819 5.92% 1,056 1.07% 190 1.67% 298
Kings 36.14% 7,592 56.61% 11,893 3.46% 727 2.51% 527 1.28% 268
Amador 35.31% 4,524 55.84% 7,155 5.88% 753 1.24% 159 1.74% 223
Trinity 34.51% 1,651 52.40% 2,507 8.88% 425 1.46% 70 2.74% 131
Tehama 34.41% 5,186 57.44% 8,656 3.80% 573 1.55% 233 2.80% 422
Butte 33.96% 20,391 54.23% 32,564 8.32% 4,996 1.59% 953 1.90% 1,142
Tulare 33.07% 20,542 59.69% 37,075 3.22% 2,000 2.77% 1,722 1.25% 776
Mono 32.97% 960 54.70% 1,593 9.00% 262 1.61% 47 1.72% 50
Nevada 32.45% 12,508 54.83% 21,134 9.61% 3,703 1.47% 566 1.65% 637
Calaveras 32.36% 4,794 56.52% 8,374 7.45% 1,103 1.35% 200 2.32% 344
Madera 32.39% 8,340 60.29% 15,524 3.84% 988 2.09% 538 1.39% 359
Yuba 32.23% 3,656 58.84% 6,674 4.59% 521 2.00% 227 2.34% 265
Shasta 32.12% 15,456 60.54% 29,135 3.92% 1,886 1.10% 531 2.31% 1,114
Kern 31.71% 42,263 59.98% 79,936 3.25% 4,336 3.02% 4,030 2.04% 2,715
Orange 31.78% 197,416 60.15% 373,701 4.23% 26,292 2.41% 14,978 1.43% 8,867
Plumas 31.69% 2,456 58.01% 4,495 6.36% 493 1.74% 135 2.19% 170
Placer 31.34% 29,701 61.62% 58,396 4.88% 4,626 0.98% 932 1.17% 1,106
Siskiyou 31.30% 4,741 59.01% 8,937 5.45% 826 1.58% 240 2.65% 401
El Dorado 31.25% 16,934 60.15% 32,598 5.86% 3,175 1.14% 618 1.60% 867
Inyo 31.13% 1,905 59.49% 3,641 5.59% 342 1.62% 99 2.17% 133
Mariposa 30.71% 1,952 59.29% 3,769 6.89% 438 1.18% 75 1.93% 123
Lassen 30.43% 2,312 61.19% 4,649 4.11% 312 1.42% 108 2.86% 217
Sierra 30.04% 419 57.99% 809 6.16% 86 2.08% 29 3.73% 52
Sutter 30.06% 5,629 63.20% 11,834 3.07% 574 1.99% 373 1.68% 314
Colusa 29.75% 1,322 63.22% 2,809 3.04% 135 2.09% 93 1.89% 84
Glenn 29.26% 1,863 63.37% 4,035 3.00% 191 2.12% 135 2.25% 143
Modoc 26.22% 867 65.59% 2,169 3.96% 131 1.09% 36 3.14% 104

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
  • Official Homepage of the California State Controller
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