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Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2002

Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2002

November 5, 2002

 
Candidate Donald Carcieri Myrth York
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 181,827 150,229
Percentage 54.76% 45.24%

Governor before election

Lincoln Almond
Republican

Elected Governor

Donald Carcieri
Republican

The 2002 Rhode Island gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 2002. Republican Donald Carcieri defeated Democrat Myrth York.

Contents

  • Republic primary election 1
    • Candidates 1.1
    • Results 1.2
  • Democratic primary results 2
    • Candidates 2.1
    • Results 2.2
  • Election results 3
  • References 4
  • See also 5

Republic primary election

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donald Carcieri 17,227 66.91%
Republican James S. Bennett 8,518 33.09%
Totals 25,745 100.00%

Democratic primary results

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Myrth York 46,806 39.16%
Democratic Sheldon Whitehouse 45,880 38.39%
Democratic Antonio J. Pires 26,838 22.45%
Totals 119,524 100.00%

Election results

Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2002[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Donald Carcieri 181,827 54.76% +3.76%
Democratic Myrth York 150,229 45.24% +3.24%
Majority 31,598 9.52% +0.52%
Turnout 332,056
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ http://www.elections.state.ri.us/elections/results/2002/statewideprimary/summary.php
  2. ^ http://www.elections.state.ri.us/elections/results/2002/statewideprimary/summary.php
  3. ^ http://www.elections.state.ri.us/elections/results/2002/generalelection/governor.php

See also

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