Arkansas's 3rd congressional district special election, 2001

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Arkansas's 3rd congressional district election, 2001

← 2000 November 20, 2001 (2001-11-20) 2002 →

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Nominee John Boozman Michael Hathorn
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 52,894 40,137
Percentage 55.55% 42.15%

Representative before election

Asa Hutchinson
Republican

Elected Representative

John Boozman
Republican

The United States House of Representatives special election in Arkansas's 3rd congressional district was held on November 20, 2001 to select the successor to Asa Hutchinson who resigned upon appointment as director of the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Election results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Boozman 16,330 43.24
Republican Gunner DeLay 10,431 27.62
Republican Jim Hendren 9,403 24.90
Republican Brad Cates 1,602 4.24
Total votes 37,766 100.00
Republican primary runoff results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Boozman 19,583 56.58
Republican Gunner DeLay 15,029 43.42
Total votes 34,612 100.00
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael Hathorn 13,282 47.13
Democratic Jo Carson 13,087 46.44
Democratic Norman "Bill" Williams, Jr. 1,813 6.43
Total votes 28,182 100.00
Democratic primary runoff results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael Hathorn 15,356 52.61
Democratic Jo Carson 13,832 47.39
Total votes 29,188 100.00
Arkansas's 3rd congressional district special election, 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Boozman 52,894 55.55
Democratic Michael Hathorn 40,137 42.15
Green Sarah Marsh 1,773 1.86
Freedom Party Ralph Forbes 419 .44
Total votes 95,223 100.00
Republican hold

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