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1996 Rhode Island 2008
United States Senate election in Rhode Island, 2002
November 4, 2002
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Nominee Jack Reed Robert Tingle
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 253,922 69,881
Percentage 78% 22%
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Jack Reed

Jack Reed

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The 2002 United States Senate election in Rhode Island took place on November 4, 2002. Jack Reed sought a third term in the Senate. Owing to the heavily Democratic nature of Rhode Island and Reed's popularity, this race was not expected to be competitive. Reed's best performance was in Providence County, where he won with over 80% of the vote.




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  • Robert Tingle, 2000 U.S. House nominee, Tingle is also a pit boss at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.[1]


2008 Rhode Island U.S. Senator general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jack Reed 253,922 78.4
Republican Bob Tingle 69,881 21.6
Democratic hold Swing


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