United States Senate election in Kansas, 2002

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Nominee Pat Roberts Steven Rosile George Cook
Party Republican Libertarian Reform
Popular vote 641,075 70,725 65,050
Percentage 82.5% 9.1% 8.4%

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County Results
Roberts:
     50–60%      70–80%      80–90%

U.S. Senator before election

Pat Roberts
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Pat Roberts
Republican

The 2002 United States Senate election in Kansas was held on November 4, 2002. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Pat Roberts won re-election to a second term overwhelmingly. No Democrats filed to run, and Roberts was only opposed by a Libertarian candidate and a Reform Party candidate.

Republican primary

Candidates

  • Pat Roberts, incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Tom Oyler, perennial candidate

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pat Roberts (Incumbent) 233,642 83.70%
Republican Tom Oyler 45,491 16.30%
Total votes 279,133 100.00%

General election

Candidates

  • George Cook (Re)
  • Pat Roberts (R), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Steven Rosile (L)

Results

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Pat Roberts (Incumbent) 641,075 82.52% +20.50%
Libertarian Steven Rosile 70,725 9.10% +7.86%
Reform George Cook 65,050 8.37% +6.08%
Majority 570,350 73.42% +45.83%
Turnout 776,850
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ http://www.kssos.org/elections/02elec/2002PrimaryOfficialResults.pdf
  2. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2002/2002Stat.htm#16