United States Senate election in Idaho, 2002

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United States Senate election in Idaho, 2002

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Nominee Larry Craig Alan Blinken
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 266,215 132,975
Percentage 65.2% 32.6%

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County Results
Blinken:      50–60%
Craig:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

U.S. Senator before election

Larry Craig
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Larry Craig
Republican

The 2002 United States Senate election in Idaho took place on November 4, 2002. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Larry Craig won re-election to a third term.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alan Blinken 26,346 70.90%
Democratic Dave Sneddon 10,812 29.10%
Total votes 37,158 100.00%

Libertarian primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Donovan Bramwell, perennial candidate

Results[edit]

Libertarian primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Donovan Bramwell 1,179 100.00%
Total votes 1,179 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Larry Craig (Incumbent) 130,126 100.00%
Total votes 130,126 100.00%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Debates[edit]

Results[edit]

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Larry Craig (Incumbent) 266,215 65.16% +8.14%
Democratic Alan Blinken 132,975 32.55% -7.36%
Libertarian Donovan Bramwell 9,354 2.29%
Majority 133,240 32.61% +15.50%
Turnout 408,544
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2002 Primary Results US Senate". Sos.idaho.gov. May 28, 2002. Retrieved September 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ "2002 ELECTION STATISTICS". Clerk.house.gov. Retrieved September 3, 2013.