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United States Senate election in Delaware, 2002

 

United States Senate election in Delaware, 2002

United States Senate election in Delaware, 2002

November 5, 2002

 
Nominee Joe Biden Raymond Clatworthy
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 135,253 94,793
Percentage 58.2% 40.8%

U.S. Senator before election

Joe Biden
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Joe Biden
Democratic

The 2002 United States Senate election in Delaware was held on November 5, 2002. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Biden won re-election to a sixth term.

Contents

  • Major candidates 1
    • Democratic 1.1
    • Republican 1.2
  • Results 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

  • Ray Clatworthy, businessman[1]

Results

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Joe Biden (inc.) 135,253 58.22% -1.82%
Republican Raymond J. Clatworthy 94,793 40.80% +2.67%
Independent Maurice Barros 996 0.43%
Libertarian Raymond T. Buranello 922 0.40% -0.82%
Natural Law Robert E. Mattson 350 0.15% -0.47%
Majority 40,460 17.42% -4.49%
Turnout 232,314
Democratic hold Swing

References

  1. ^ http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/USAToday/access/148193571.html?dids=148193571:148193571&FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=Jul+13%2C+2002&author=CARL+WEISER&pub=USA+TODAY&desc=GOP+says+Biden-Clatworthy+race+is+potential+sleeper&pqatl=google
  2. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2002/2002Stat.htm

External links


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