2002 New York Comptroller election

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2002 New York Comptroller election

← 1998 November 5, 2002 (2002-11-05) 2006 →
  Libeskind.jpg John Faso cropped.jpg
Candidate Alan Hevesi John Faso
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 2,095,913 1,933,104
Percentage 50.41% 46.50%

Comptroller before election

Carl McCall
Democratic

Elected Comptroller

Alan Hevesi
Democratic

The 2002 election was held on November 5. New York City Comptroller Alan Hevesi defeated former Assembly Minority Leader John Faso.

Democratic primary[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Alan Hevesi William Mulrow
Quinnipiac September 3, 2002 39% 16%

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Alan Hevesi John Faso
Quinnipiac September 26, 2002 50% 30%
Quinnipiac October 16, 2002 44% 36%
Quinnipiac November 4, 2002 49% 34%
General election results [1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alan Hevesi 2,095,913 50.41
Republican John Faso 1,933,104 46.50
Right to Life Garifalia Christea 61,464 1.48
Green Howie Hawkins 47,771 1.15
Libertarian James Eisert 19,235 0.46
Total votes 4,157,487 100.00

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See also[edit]

Preceded by
1998
New York Comptroller election
2002
Succeeded by
2006