Washington, D.C. mayoral election, 2002

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Washington, D.C.
mayoral election, 2002

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  Mayor Williams Anthony.jpg Carolschwartz.jpg
Nominee Anthony A. Williams Carol Schwartz
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 79,841 45,407
Percentage 60.6% 34.5%

District of Columbia mayoral election results by ward, 2002.svg
Results by ward

Williams

  50-60%
  60-70%

Mayor before election

Anthony A. Williams
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Anthony A. Williams
Democratic

The 2002 Washington, D.C. mayoral election occurred on Tuesday November 5, 2002, with incumbent Democratic mayor Anthony A. Williams easily defeating Carol Schwartz, the Republican nominee. Both the Democratic primary and the Republican primary elections were held on September 10, 2002. Williams not only won the Democratic primary but also received the most votes in the Republican primary. Because Washington, D.C., law prevents a candidate from being nominated by more than one party, Carol Schwartz was chosen as the Republican nominee by local party leaders.

Results

District of Columbia mayoral election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony A. Williams 79,841 60.61
Republican Carol Schwartz 45,407 34.47
D.C. Statehood Green Steve Donkin 3,240 2.46
Independent Tricia Kinch 1,150 0.87
Socialist Workers Sam Manuel 702 0.53
Write-ins 1,382 1.05
Total votes 131,722 100.00
Democratic hold

Democratic primary

District of Columbia Democratic primary election, 2002[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony "Tony" Williams 62,714 66
Democratic Willie F. Wilson 20,515 22
Democratic Douglas E. Moore 5,514 6
Democratic other write-in 3,275 3
Democratic James Clark 1,441 2
Democratic Faith 1,084 1
Democratic Osie L. Thorpe 301 0

Republican primary

District of Columbia Republican primary election, 2002[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican write-in 715 3,574

D.C. Statehood primary

District of Columbia D.C. Statehood primary election, 2002[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
D.C. Statehood Steve Donkin 293 43
D.C. Statehood write-in 384 57

References

  1. ^ a b c "Final and Complete Election Results: September 10, 2002 Primary Election". District of Columbia Board of Elections. 


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