Florida Attorney General election, 2002

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Florida Attorney General election, 2002
Florida
1998 ←
November 5, 2002 → 2006

  Charlie Crist official portrait crop.jpg Buddy Dyer (2000).jpg
Nominee Charlie Crist Buddy Dyer
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,636,616 2,299,149
Percentage 53.42% 46.58%

Attorney General before election

Richard E. Doran
Republican

Elected Attorney General

Charlie Crist
Republican

The 2002 Florida Attorney General election took place on November 5, 2002, to elect the Attorney General of Florida. The election was won by Charlie Crist who took office in January 2003[citation needed].

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Buddy Dyer 457,704 37.16%
Democratic Scott Maddox 429,651 34.88%
Democratic George H. Sheldon 272,517 22.12%
Democratic Walt Dartland 71,952 5.84%
Totals 1,231,824 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charlie Crist 484,466 50.11%
Republican Tom Warner 257,049 26.59%
Republican Locke Burt 225,360 23.31%
Totals 966,875 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Florida Attorney General election, 2002[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Charlie Crist 2,636,616 53.42% +12.98%
Democratic Buddy Dyer 2,299,149 46.58% -12.98%
Majority 337,467 6.84% -12.29%
Turnout 4,935,765
Republican gain from Democratic Swing

References[edit]