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  MD Governor
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Parents > United States > Maryland > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2002 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 05, 2002 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 2002 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 15, 2003 - 12:00pm
Term End January 17, 2007 - 12:00pm
Turnout 55.13% Registered 32.21% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedRBH July 23, 2016 11:26pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1998
NameParris N. Glendening Votes846,972 (55.14%)
Term01/20/1999 - 01/15/2003 Margin158,615 (+10.33%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameMartin J. O'Malley Votes942,279 (52.69%)
Term01/17/2007 - 01/19/2011 Margin116,815 (+6.53%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 10, 2002 MD Governor - D Primary
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
D 543,607
Sep 10, 2002 MD Governor - R Primary
Robert L. "Bob" Ehrlich, Jr.
R 247,566
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/10/2002 11/05/2002
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend 13 3 1 --
Robert L. "Bob" Ehrlich, Jr. 12 3 1 --
Leaning Call: Kathleen Kennedy Townsend (51.16%)
Weighted Call: Kathleen Kennedy Townsend (99.79%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/09/2002 11/02/2002

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Robert L. "Bob" Ehrlich, Jr. Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Spear Lancaster (W) Others (W) Ralph Jaffe (W) James T. Lynch Jr.  
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian Other Independent Democrat Independent Democrat  
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Uncertified Votes879,592 (51.55%) 813,422 (47.68%) 11,546 (0.68%) 1,357 (0.08%) 201 (0.01%) 61 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -66,170 (-3.88%) -868,046 (-50.88%) -878,235 (-51.47%) -879,391 (-51.54%) -879,531 (-51.55%)  
Predict Avg.48.20% 49.52% 1.10% 0.00% 0.52% 0.32%  
Cash On Hand 12/1 $2,533,835.00 12/1 $2,596,970.00 12/1 $3,476.00 $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date -- -- -- -- -- --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (18 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg46.80%-- 45.86%-- 0.28%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Survey USA 
10/31/02-11/02/02
51.00% 3.0 46.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/28/02-10/30/02
47.00% 2.0 46.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Potomac Survey Research 
10/26/02-10/28/02
48.00% 5.0 44.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/25/02-10/27/02
48.00% 0.2 49.00% 0.8 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Washington Post/ABC News 
10/22/02-10/25/02
47.00% -- 47.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gonzales/Arscott Research & Communications 
10/14/02-10/20/02
46.00% 3.0 45.00% 2.0 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

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Robert Stewart (I)
 00, 2002

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 27, 2002 06:10pm General Attacks Sharpen in Md. Debate  Article RP 
Sep 24, 2002 12:23pm General Show of Support for Townsend  Article RP 
Sep 18, 2002 07:51pm General Townsend Ad Assails Ehrlich on Education, Attempts to Link Him With Gingrich  Article RP 
Sep 12, 2002 07:41pm General Townsend, Ehrlich have work ahead, experts, voters say  Article RP 
Aug 30, 2002 12:53pm General Md. GOP paying Steele to consult  Article RP 
Aug 30, 2002 12:06pm General Ehrlich raises cash faster than Townsend  Article RP 

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