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United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 2002

United States Senate election in Massachusetts, 2002

November 5, 2002

 
Nominee John Kerry Michael Cloud
Party Democratic
Popular vote 1,605,976 369,807
Percentage 80.0% 18.4%

 

County results

U.S. Senator before election

John Kerry
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

John Kerry
Democratic

The 2002 United States Senate election in Massachusetts took place on November 5, 2002. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator John Kerry won re-election to a fourth term against Libertarian Michael Cloud. The lack of a Republican party candidate caused Cloud to receive the largest percentage of votes for a U.S. Senate candidate in the Libertarian Party's history.

Major candidates

Democratic

Libertarian

  • Michael Cloud

Results

General election results
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Randall Forsberg (write-in) 24,898 1.24%
All others 6,077 0.30

External links

  • 2002 Statewide Election results
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