2002 United States Senate election in Virginia

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Turnout29.0% (voting eligible)[1]
 
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Nominee John Warner Nancy Spannaus Jacob Hornberger
Party Republican Independent Independent
Popular vote 1,229,894 145,102 106,055
Percentage 82.6% 9.7% 7.1%

2002 United States Senate election in Virginia results map by county.svg
County and independent city results
Warner:      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      >90%

U.S. senator before election

John Warner
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

John Warner
Republican

The 2002 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 5, 2002. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator John Warner won re-election to a fifth term, making him one of only three Virginia U.S. Senators to serve five or more terms.[2] The Democrats did not field a candidate against Warner, and he won every single county and city in the state with at least 60% of the vote. As of 2022, this was the last time the Republicans won a U.S. Senate election in Virginia.

Major candidates

Independents

Republican

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
Sabato's Crystal Ball[4] Safe R November 4, 2002

Results

United States Senate election in Virginia, 2002[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Warner (incumbent) 1,229,894 82.58% +30.10%
Independent Nancy B. Spannaus 145,102 9.74%
Independent Jacob Hornberger 106,055 7.12%
Write-ins 8,371 0.56% +0.43%
Majority 1,084,792 72.83% +67.75%
Turnout 1,489,422
Republican hold Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ Dr. Michael McDonald (December 28, 2011). "2002 General Election Turnout Rates". George Mason University. Archived from the original on January 25, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2013.
  2. ^ "WARNER MAKES HISTORY". Richmond Times - Dispatch. 27 October 2002. p. F-2. ProQuest 423821298.
  3. ^ "The Free Lance-Star - Google News Archive Search".
  4. ^ "Senate Races". www.centerforpolitics.org. November 4, 2002. Archived from the original on November 18, 2002. Retrieved June 25, 2021.
  5. ^ "2002 ELECTION STATISTICS".