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Gubernatorial Outcomes

November 13, 2002 2 min read
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The known winners in the 36 races for governor during last week’s general elections are highlighted in red. If the Republican candidate in Alabama withstands a challenge to his apparent win, the GOP will have a 26-24 majority in governorships.

Gov. Donald Siegelman (D) Alabama U.S. Rep. Bob Riley (R)*
Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer (D) Alaska U.S. Sen. Frank H. Murkowski (R)
Attorney General Janet Napolitano (D) Arizona Matt Salmon (R)
State Treasurer Jimmie Lou Fisher (D) Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R)
Gov. Gray Davis (D) California Bill Simon Jr. (R)
Rollie Heath (D) Colorado Gov. Bill Owens (R)
Bill Curry (D) Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland (R)
Bill McBride (D) Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R)
Gov. Roy E. Barnes (D) Georgia Sonny Perdue (R)
Lt. Gov. Mazie K. Hirono (D) Hawaii Linda Lingle (R)
Jerry M. Brady (D) Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne (R)
U.S. Rep. Rod Blagojevich (D) Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan (R)
Gov. Thomas J. Vilsack (D) Iowa Doug Gross (R)
State Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius (D) Kansas State Treasurer Tim Shallenburger (R)
U.S. Rep. John E. Baldacci (D) Maine Peter Cianchette (R)
Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend (D) Maryland U.S. Rep. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R)
State Treasurer Shannon O’Brien (D) Massachusetts Mitt Romney (R)
Attorney General Jennifer Granholm (D) Michigan Lt. Gov. Dick Posthumus (R)
State Sen. Roger D. Moe (D) Minnesota State Rep. Tim Pawlenty (R)
Tim Penny (Independence)
Stormy Dean (D) Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns (R)
State Sen. Joseph M. Neal Jr. (D) Nevada Gov. Kenny Guinn (R)
State Sen. Mark Fernald (D) New Hampshire Craig Benson (R)
Bill Richardson (D) New Mexico State Rep. John A. Sanchez (R)
State Comptroller H. Carl McCall (D) New York Gov. George E. Pataki (R)
B. Thomas Golisano (Independence)
Tim Hagan (D) Ohio Gov. Bob Taft (R)
State Sen. C. Brad Henry (D) Oklahoma Steven “Steve” Largent (R)
Ted Kulongoski (D) Oregon Kevin Mannix (jR)
Edward G. Rendell (D) Pennsylvania Attorney General D. Michael Fisher (R)
Myrth York (D) Rhode Island Don Carcieri (R)
Gov. Jim Hodges (D) South Carolina Mark Sanford (R)
Jim Abbott (D) South Dakota Mike Rounds (R)
Phil Bredesen (D) Tennessee U.S. Rep. Van Hilleary (R)
Tony Sanchez (D) Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R)
Lt. Gov. Douglas A. Racine (D) Vermont State Treasurer James H. Douglas (R)
Cornelius Hogan (I)
Jim Doyle (D) Wisconsin Gov. Scott McCallum (R)
Dave Freudenthal (D) Wyoming Eli Bebout (R)

*The outcome is being contested.

A version of this article appeared in the November 13, 2002 edition of Education Week as Gubernatorial Outcomes

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