2000 Pennsylvania Attorney General election

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2000 Pennsylvania Attorney General election

← 1996 November 7, 2000 2004 →
  MikeFisher.jpg James Eisenhower.jpg
Nominee Michael Fisher Jim Eisenhower
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 2,495,253 1,991,144
Percentage 54.02% 43.10%

Pennsylvania Attorney General Election Results by County, 2000.svg
County Results

Fisher:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Eisenhower:      40–50%      50–60%      70–80%

Attorney General before election

Tom Corbett
Republican

Elected Attorney General

Michael Fisher
Republican

Pennsylvania's Attorney General election was held November 7, 2000.[1] Necessary primary elections were held on April 4, 2000.[2] Incumbent Mike Fisher was unopposed for the Republican nomination and won a second term by a relatively comfortable margin. Jim Eisenhower, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and close confidant of Ed Rendell was the Democratic nominee; he earned a narrow victory in the party primary over John Morganelli, the District Attorney of Northampton County.

General election[edit]

Pennsylvania Attorney General election, 2000[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Fisher 2,495,253 54.0
Democratic Jim Eisenhower 1,991,144 43.1
Green Tom Linzey 61,216 1.3
Libertarian Julian Heicklen 41,519 0.9
Constitution Jim Clymer 30,306 0.7

Primary Election[edit]

Pennsylvania Attorney General primary election, 2000[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Eisenhower 304,097 50.8
Democratic John Morganelli 294,030 49.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 General Election". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Archived from the original on 2008-11-27. Retrieved 2008-05-16.
  2. ^ "2000 General Primary". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Retrieved 2008-05-16.
  3. ^ "Pennsylvania Attorney General - 2000 General Election". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Retrieved 2008-05-16.
  4. ^ "Pennsylvania Attorney General - 2000 General Primary". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Retrieved 2008-05-16.