Minnesota Gubernatorial Election, 2002
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Minnesota Gubernatorial Election, 2002
2002 Minnesota gubernatorial election

← 1998 November 5, 2002 2006 →
  Tim Pawlenty official photo.jpg Roger Moe.jpg Congressman Timothy Penny.jpg
Nominee Tim Pawlenty Roger Moe Tim Penny
Party Republican Democratic (DFL) Independence
Running mate Carol Molnau Julie Sabo Martha Robertson
Popular vote 999,473 821,268 364,534
Percentage 44.4% 36.5% 16.2%

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County Results

Pawlenty:      30-40%      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%
Moe:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%

Penny:      30-40%      40-50%      50-60%

Governor before election

Jesse Ventura
Independence

Elected Governor

Tim Pawlenty
Republican

The 2002 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 5, 2002 for the post of Governor of Minnesota. Republican candidate Tim Pawlenty defeated Democratic candidate Roger Moe and Independence Party of Minnesota candidate Tim Penny. Due to personal reasons regarding the health of his spouse, incumbent Governor Jesse Ventura chose not to seek re-election.

Election results

2002 gubernatorial election, Minnesota[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Tim Pawlenty 999,473 44.4% +10.1%
Democratic (DFL) Roger Moe 821,268 36.5% +6.4%
Independence Tim Penny 364,534 16.2% -20.8%
Green Ken Pentel 50,589 2.3% +2.0%
Independent Booker Hodges IV 9,698 0.4% +0.4%
Socialist Workers Kari Sachs 3,026 0.1% +0.09%
Constitution Lawrence Aeshliman 2,537 0.1% +0.1%
Lealand Vettleson[2] 2 0.0% +0.0%
Write-ins 1,348 0.06% +0.02%
Majority 178,205 7.9%
Turnout 2,252,473 70.7% +10.6%
Republican gain from Independence

References

  1. ^ "2002 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Minnesota". Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-08-07. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

See also


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