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2002 Minnesota House of Representatives election

Minnesota House of Representatives election, 2002

← 2000 November 5, 2002 (2002-11-05) 2004 →

All 134 seats in the Minnesota House of Representatives
68 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Steve Sviggum Tom Pugh
Party Republican DFL
Leader since April 17, 1992 November 6, 1998
Leader's seat 28B–Kenyon 39A–South St. Paul
Last election 69 seats 65 seats
Seats before 71 63
Seats won 82 52
Seat change Increase11 Decrease11
Popular vote 1,062,076 1,034,046
Percentage 49.13% 47.84%

Speaker before election

Steve Sviggum
Republican

Elected Speaker

Steve Sviggum
Republican

The 2002 Minnesota House of Representatives election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on November 5, 2002, to elect members to the House of Representatives of the 83rd Minnesota Legislature. A primary election was held on September 10, 2002.

The Republican Party of Minnesota won a majority of seats, remaining the majority party, followed by the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL). The new Legislature convened on January 7, 2003.

Results

Summary of the November 5, 2002 Minnesota House of Representatives election results
Party Candidates Votes Seats
No. % No. No. %
Republican Party of Minnesota 129 1,062,076 49.13 82 Increase11 61.19
Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party 131 1,034,046 47.84 52 Decrease11 38.81
Independence Party of Minnesota 26 43,530 2.01 0 Steady 0.00
Green Party of Minnesota 17 13,164 0.61 0 Steady 0.00
Constitution Party of Minnesota 1 1,324 0.06 0 Steady 0.00
Independent 1 726 0.03 0 Steady 0.00
Write-in N/A 6,703 0.31 0 Steady 0.00
Total 2,161,569 100.00 134 ±0 100.00
Invalid/blank votes 121,291 5.31
Turnout (out of 3,518,184 eligible voters)[1] 2,282,860 64.89 Decrease5.22 pp
Source: Minnesota Secretary of State,[2] Minnesota Legislative Reference Library[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Minnesota election statistics 1950-2014" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Results for all State Representatives". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
  3. ^ "Party Control of the Minnesota House of Representatives, 1951-present". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved December 9, 2013.