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United States Senate election in West Virginia, 2002

United States Senate election in West Virginia, 2002

November 5, 2002

 
Nominee Jay Rockefeller Jay Wolfe
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 275,281 160,902
Percentage 63.11% 36.89%

County Results

U.S. Senator before election

Jay Rockefeller
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Jay Rockefeller
Democratic

The 2002 United States Senate election in West Virginia was held on November 5, 2002. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller won re-election to a fourth term.

Contents

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

Major candidates

Democratic

Republican

  • Jay Wolfe, State Senator

Campaign

Wolfe ran a National Rifle Association, but it wasn't enough to make the election competitive.[3]

Results

West Virginia U.S. Senate Election, 2002[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jay Rockefeller 275,281 63.11 -13.54
Republican Jay Wolfe 160,902 36.89 +13.54
Majority 114,379 26.22 -27.08
Turnout 436,183
  Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ http://0-proquest.umi.com.wave.lccc.edu/pqdweb?index=9&did=154026511&SrchMode=1&sid=3&Fmt=4&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1284774772&clientId=18115
  2. ^ http://0-proquest.umi.com.wave.lccc.edu/pqdweb?index=2&did=229077951&SrchMode=1&sid=3&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1284774772&clientId=18115
  3. ^ http://0-proquest.umi.com.wave.lccc.edu/pqdweb?index=1&did=230199151&SrchMode=1&sid=3&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1284774772&clientId=18115
  4. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=199
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