Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2002

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Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2002
Rhode Island
← 1998 November 5, 2002 2006 →
  RI Governor Donald Carcieri.jpg Myrth York 2011.jpg
Nominee Donald Carcieri Myrth York
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 181,827 150,229
Percentage 54.76% 45.24%

Governor before election

Lincoln Almond
Republican

Elected Governor

Donald Carcieri
Republican

The 2002 Rhode Island gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 2002. Republican Donald Carcieri defeated Democrat Myrth York.

Republican primary election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donald Carcieri 17,227 66.91
Republican James S. Bennett 8,518 33.09
Total votes 25,745 100.00

Democratic primary election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Myrth York 46,806 39.16
Democratic Sheldon Whitehouse 45,880 38.39
Democratic Antonio J. Pires 26,838 22.45
Total votes 119,524 100.00

Election results[edit]

Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2002[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Donald Carcieri 181,827 54.76% +3.76%
Democratic Myrth York 150,229 45.24% +3.24%
Majority 31,598 9.52% +0.52%
Turnout 332,056
Republican hold Swing

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