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November 5, 2002 Election

Statewide Results as of Dec 6 3:14am

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    State Executive

    Governor; State of Ohio

    • Bob Taft, Republican
      1,831,110 votes 57.8%
    • Timothy F. Hagan, Democratic
      1,212,392 votes 38.3%
    • John Eastman, Independent
      124,595 votes 3.9%
    • James Whitman (Write-in)
    • Eva Braiman (Write-in)

    Lt Governor; State of Ohio

    Attorney General; State of Ohio

    Auditor of State; State of Ohio

    Secretary of State; State of Ohio

    Treasurer of State; State of Ohio


    US Representative; District 14

    • Steven LaTourette, Republican
      132,677 votes 72.2%
    • Dale Blanchard, Democratic
      51,087 votes 27.8%
    • Sid Stone (Write-in)

    US Representative; District 17

    • Timothy Ryan, Democratic
      92,708 votes 51.1%
    • Ann Womer Benjamin, Republican
      61,269 votes 33.8%
    • James Traficant, Jr.
      27,487 votes 15.1%

    State Representative; Ohio State General Assembly; District 43

    • Mary Taylor, Republican
      20,757 votes 53.6%
    • Michael Grimm, Democratic
      17,956 votes 46.4%

    State Representative; Ohio State General Assembly; District 68

    • Kathleen Chandler, Democratic
      16,553 votes 55.4%
    • Terri Hauenstein, Republican
      13,304 votes 44.6%


    Judge; Ohio State Supreme Court; 6 Year Term Starting 1/1/03

    Judge; Ohio State Supreme Court; 6 Year Term Starting 1/2/03

    Judge; Court of Appeals; District 11; 6 Year Term Starting 2/9/03

    • William O'Neill
      95,017 votes 51.5%
    • Judith Christley
      89,492 votes 48.5%

    Judge; Court of Appeals; District 11; 6 Year Term Starting 2/10/03

    • Cynthia Rice
      87,074 votes 45.5%
    • Jeff Black
      54,222 votes 28.3%
    • Mark Hassett
      50,263 votes 26.2%


    Member; State Board of Education; District 7

    • Deborah Fink
      178,257 votes 100.0%

    State Issues

    Issue 1 To adopt Section 24 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Ohio
    987,398 / 32.9% Yes votes ...... 2,015,663 / 67.1% No votes
    Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?

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