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Gubernatorial & U.S. Senate Candidates (2002 General Election Cycle)
 
Gubernatorial Candidates
State Democrat or Green Republican or Libertarian
Alabama
  • Governor Don Siegelman (D)
  • Congressman Bob Riley (R) Beat Incumbent
  • Alaska
  • Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer (D)
  • U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski (R)
  • Arizona State Attorney General Janet Napolitano (D)
  • Former Congressman Matt Salmon (R)
  • Former Secretary of State Richard Mahoney (I)
    Arkansas
  • State Treasurer Jimmie Lou Fisher (D)
  • Governor Mike Huckabee (R)
  • California Governor Gray Davis (D)
  • William E. Simon, Jr. (R)
  • Peter M. Camejo (G)
    Colorado
  • Rollie Heath (D)
  • Governor Bill Owens (R)
  • Connecticut
  • Former State Comptroller Bill Curry (D)
  • Governor John Rowland (R)
  • Florida
  • Bill McBride (D)
  • Governor Jeb Bush (R)
  • Georgia Governor Roy Barnes (D)
  • State Senate President Pro Tempore Sonny Perdue (R) Beat Incumbent
  • Nannette D. Garrett (G)
    Hawaii
  • Lt. Governor Mazie Hirono (D)
  • Former Maui Mayor Linda Lingle (R)
  • Idaho
  • Jerry Brady (D)
  • Governor Dirk Kempthorne (R)
  • Illinois
  • Congressman Rod Blagojevich (D)
  • State Attorney General Jim Ryan (R)
  • Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack (D)
  • Doug Gross (R)
  • Jay Robinson (G)
    Kansas
  • State Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius (D)
  • State Treasurer Tim Shallenburger (R)
  • Maine Congressman John Baldacci (D)
  • Former State Representative Peter Cianchette (R)
  • Jonathan Carter (G)
    Maryland
  • Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend (D)
  • Congressman Bob Ehrlich (R)
  • Massachusetts
  • State Treasurer Shannon O'Brien (D)
  • Mitt Romney (R)
  • Michigan
  • State Attorney General Jennifer Granholm (D)
  • Lt. Governor Dick Posthumus (R)
  • Minnesota State Senate Majority Leader Roger Moe (D)
  • State House Majority Leader Tim Pawlenty (R)
  • Former Congressman Tim Penny (IP)
    Ken Pentel (G)
    Nebraska
  • President of the Ralston School Board Stormy Dean (D)
  • Governor Mike Johanns (R)
  • Nevada
  • Former State Senate Majority Leader Joe Neal (D)
  • Governor Kenny Guinn (R)
  • New Hampshire
  • State Senator Mark Fernald (D)
  • Craig Benson (R)
  • New Mexico
  • Former U.S. Energy Secretary and Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson (D)
  • State Representative John Sanchez (R)
  • New York
  • State Comptroller Carl McCall (D)
  • Governor George Pataki (R)
    Tom Golisano (IP)
    Ohio
  • Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Tim Hagan (D)
  • Governor Bob Taft (R)
  • Oklahoma
  • State Senator Brad Henry (D)
  • Congressman Steve Largent (R)
  • Oregon
  • Former State Supreme Court Justice and Former State Attorney General Ted Kulongoski (D)
  • Former State Senator Kevin Mannix (R)
  • Pennsylvania
  • Former Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell (D)
  • State Attorney General Mike Fisher (R)
  • Rhode Island
  • Former State Senator Myrth York (D)
  • Don Carcieri (R)
  • South Carolina
  • Governor Jim Hodges (D)
  • Former Congressman Mark Sanford (R) Beat Incumbent
  • South Dakota
  • Former State Representative Jim Abbott (D)
  • Former State Senator Mike Rounds (R)
  • Tennessee
  • Former Nashville Mayor Phil Bredesen (D)
  • Congressman Van Hilleary (R)
  • Texas
  • Tony Sanchez, Jr. (D)
  • Governor Rick Perry (R)
  • Vermont Lt. Governor Doug Racine (D) State Treasurer Jim Douglas (R)
    Michael Badamo (Progressive) Cornelius "Con" Hogan (I)
    Wisconsin
  • State Attorney General Jim Doyle (D) Beat Incumbent
  • Governor Scott McCallum (R)
    Tomah Mayor Ed Thompson (L) (Brother of Former Governor Tommy Thompson)
    Wyoming
  • Dave Freudenthal (D)
  • Former State House Speaker Eli Bebout (R)
  • U.S. Senate Candidates
    State Democrat or Green Republican or Libertarian
    Alabama
  • State Auditor Susan Parker (D)
  • U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R)
  • Alaska
  • Frank Vondersaar (D)
  • U.S. Senator Ted Stevens (R)
  • Arkansas
  • Attorney General Mark Pryor (D) Beat Incumbent
  • U.S. Senator Tim Hutchinson (R)
  • Colorado
  • Tom Strickland (D)
  • U.S. Senator Wayne Allard (R)
  • Connecticut
  • Former State Comptroller Bill Curry (D)
  • Governor John Rowland (R)
  • Delaware
  • U.S. Senator Joseph Biden (D)
  • Ray Clatworthy (R)
  • Georgia
  • U.S. Senator Max Cleland (D)
  • Congressman Saxby Chambliss (R) Beat Incumbent
  • Idaho
  • Former U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Alan Blinken (D)
  • U.S. Senator Larry Craig (R)
  • Illinois
  • U.S.Senator Richard Durbin (D)
  • State Representative Jim Durkin (R)
  • Iowa
  • U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D)
  • Congressman Greg Ganske (R)
  • Kansas None Known
  • U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R)
  • Kentucky
  • Lois Weinberg (D) (Daughter of Former Governor Bert Combs)
  • U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R)
  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D)
  • Elections Commissioner Suzanne Haik Terrell (R)
  • Maine
  • Former State Senate Majority Leader Chellie Pingree (D)
  • U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R)
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S.Senator John Kerry (D)
  • None Known
    Michigan
  • U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D)
  • State Representative Andrew "Rocky" Raczkowski (R)
  • Minnesota
  • Former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale (D)
  • Ed McGaa (G)
  • Former St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman (R)
  • Mississippi None Known
  • U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R)
  • Missouri
  • U.S. Senator Jean Carnahan (D)
  • Former Congressman Jim Talent (R) Beat Incumbent
  • Montana
  • U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D)
  • State Senator Mike Taylor (R)
  • Nebraska
  • Charlie August Matolka (D)
  • U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R)
  • New Hampshire
  • Governor Jeanne Shaheen (D)
  • David Gosselin (I)
  • Congressman John E. Sununu (R) (Son of Former Governor John H. Sununu)
  • New Jersey
  • Former U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D)
  • Former West Windsor Mayor Douglas Forrester (R)
  • New Mexico
  • Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Gloria Tristani (D)
  • U.S. Senator Pete Domenici (R)
  • North Carolina
  • Former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles (D)
  • Former U.S. Labor Secretary and Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole (R)
  • Oklahoma
  • Former Governor David Walters (D)
  • U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R)
  • Oregon
  • Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D)
  • U.S. Senator Gordon Smith (R)
  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D)
  • Bob Tingle (R)
  • South Carolina
  • Former State Senator Alex Sanders (D)
  • Congressman Lindsey Graham (R)
  • South Dakota
  • U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D)
  • Congressman John Thune (R)
  • Tennessee
  • Congressman Bob Clement (D)
  • Former Governor and Former U.S. Education Secretary Lamar Alexander (R)
  • Texas
  • Former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk (D)
  • Attorney General John Cornyn (R)
  • Virginia None Known
  • U.S. Senator John Warner (R)
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller (D)
  • Former State Senator Jay Wolfe (R)
  • Wyoming
  • Former Lander Mayor Joyce Corcoran (D)
  • U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (R)
  • Notes
    1. Titles are only given for current and former officeholders with only the highest office or offices shown.
    2. Candidates with either unknown or no official websites are those in regular black font.
    3. Unannounced candidates are those in italics font.
    4. Candidates running with no party affiliation or with a "third party" affiliation which have polled more than 5 (five) percent are also included in this listing.
    5. indicates won election.
    6. WARNING: Some links may no longer work anymore due to the passage of time.
    Party Key
    (D) Democrat
    (G) Green
    (I) Independent/non-party
    (IP) Independence Party
    (L) Libertarian
    (P) Progressive
    (R) Republican
    Sources of Information
    1. Cook Political Report
    2. DC Political Report
    3. DCCC Candidates
    4. DSCC Campaign Links
    1. NRCC - List of All Candidates
    2. NRSC.org (Senate Races 2002)
    3. Politics1.com
    Comments/Suggestions? Page last updated March 30, 2003