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Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2002

Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2002

November 5, 2002

Candidate Donald Carcieri Myrth York
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 181,827 150,229
Percentage 54.76% 45.24%

Governor before election

Lincoln Almond

Elected Governor

Donald Carcieri

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


  • Republic primary election 1
    • Candidates 1.1
    • Results 1.2
  • Democratic primary results 2
    • Candidates 2.1
    • Results 2.2
  • Election results 3
  • References 4
  • See also 5

Republic primary election



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

Democratic primary results



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%
Totals 119,524 100.00%

Election results

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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