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Parents > United States > Vermont > 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 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2003 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2005 - 12:00pm
Turnout 37.80% Total Population
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifiedRBH January 13, 2018 06:19pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description James H. Douglas fell 11,645 votes short of a majority in the General Election of 2002. The joint assembly convened on January 9, 2003 to hear the report of the canvassing committee and, in the case of the office of Governor, to vote by joint ballot for the three candidates who received the greatest number of votes. On the first ballot, when the ballots were taken and counted, the result was as follows:

Total votes cast:
176
Percent: 100

Necessary for election: 89
50 plus 1 vote

James H. Douglas had: 159
90.5%

Cornelius "Con" Hogan had: 0
0.0%

Douglas A. Racine had: 16
9.4%

Blank votes: 1
0.1%


James H. Douglas was declared to be the Governor of the State of Vermont for the two years next ensuing.

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2000
NameHoward Dean Votes148,059 (50.45%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2003 Margin36,700 (+12.51%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2004
NameJim Douglas Votes181,540 (58.70%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2007 Margin64,213 (+20.76%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 10, 2002 VT Governor - PRG Primary Michael Badamo
PRG 1,719
Sep 10, 2002 VT Governor- R Primary Jim Douglas
R 24,155
Sep 10, 2002 VT Governor- D Primary Doug Racine
D 25,754
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/19/2002 11/05/2002
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Doug Racine 6 13 1 --
Jim Douglas 4 1 ----
Leaning Call: Doug Racine (85.37%)
Weighted Call: Doug Racine (99.96%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

03/11/2002 11/02/2002

CANDIDATES
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Name Treasurer Jim Douglas Lt. Gov. Doug Racine Cornelius "Con" Hogan Cris Ericson Michael Badamo Joel W. Williams Patricia Hejny
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent Make Marijuana Legal Progressive Libertarian Vermont Grassroots
Campaign Logo
Uncertified Votes103,436 (44.94%) 97,565 (42.39%) 22,353 (9.71%) 1,737 (0.76%) 1,380 (0.60%) 938 (0.41%) 771 (0.34%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -5,871 (-2.55%) -81,083 (-35.23%) -101,699 (-44.19%) -102,056 (-44.34%) -102,498 (-44.53%) -102,665 (-44.61%)
Predict Avg.42.42% 49.99% 5.31% 0.00% 3.39% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 12/1 $1,124,519.00 12/1 $723,907.00 12/1 $265,192.00 12/1 $660.00 12/1 $5,286.00 $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website]
Entry Date -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg35.82%-- 42.51%-- 5.07%-- 0.00%-- 0.58%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Mason-Dixon 
11/01/02-11/02/02
36.00% 1.0 46.00% 4.0 7.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 3.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/23/02-10/25/02
35.00% -- 42.00% -- 12.00% -- 0.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/24/02-10/25/02
37.00% 4.0 43.00% 1.0 7.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/14/02-10/15/02
33.00% 2.0 42.00% 2.0 8.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Action Research 
09/12/02-09/15/02
28.00% -- 34.00% -- 6.00% -- 0.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ORC Macro 
08/01/02-08/04/02
24.00% 3.0 35.00% -- 7.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
MORE CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Marilynn "Mom" Christian Peter I. Diamondstone Brian Pearl Scattering  
PartyRestore Justice-Freedom Liberty Union Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Uncertified Votes638 (0.28%) 625 (0.27%) 569 (0.25%) 149 (0.07%)  
Margin-102,798 (-44.66%) -102,811 (-44.67%) -102,867 (-44.69%) -103,287 (-44.88%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website  
Entry Date -- -- -- --  
MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Mason-Dixon 
11/01/02-11/02/02
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/23/02-10/25/02
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/24/02-10/25/02
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
10/14/02-10/15/02
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Action Research 
09/12/02-09/15/02
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ORC Macro 
08/01/02-08/04/02
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 


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Sep 09, 2002 08:28pm General In Vt., Undecided Vote Key to Racine's Success  Article RP 

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