2002 Connecticut gubernatorial election

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2002 Connecticut gubernatorial election

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Nominee John G. Rowland Bill Curry
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 573,958 448,984
Percentage 56.1% 43.9%

Connecticut gubernatorial election, 2002 results by municipality.svg

Governor before election

John G. Rowland

Elected Governor

John G. Rowland

The Connecticut gubernatorial election of 2002 took place on November 5, 2002. Incumbent Republican Governor John G. Rowland won reelection to a third consecutive term, defeating Democrat Bill Curry. Rowland became the first ever Connecticut Governor to win a third term in office, but did not finish his term, resigning in 2004 due to allegations of corruption.

Election results[edit]

2002 Connecticut gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John G. Rowland (incumbent) 573,958 56.1%
Democratic Bill Curry 448,984 43.9%
Write-in 56 0.0%
Total votes 1,022,998 100.0%
Republican hold