U.S. Senate, 2002 Election
|Paul Wellstone Incumbent||Man||Democratic-Farmer-Labor||11,381||0.50|
|Miro Drago Kovatchevich||Man||Constitution||2,254||0.10|
|Michelle Marie Harbeck||Woman||Write-In||3||0.00|
Senator Wellstone was renominated to a third term. Wellstone died in a plane crash on October 25, 2002 and former U.S. Senator and Vice-President Walter Mondale replaced Wellstone on the ballot.
Coleman was a Democrat-turned-Republican Mayor of St. Paul and Republican nominee for Governor in 1998.
Mondale was a former Attorney General (1960-1964), U.S. Senator (1964-1976), Vice President (1977-1981), Democratic nominee for President in 1984, and U.S. Ambassador to Japan (1993-1996).
Moore was a commercial banker from Minneapolis.
Tricomo was a nonprofit founder and director from Oakdale.
Kovatchevich was a systems analyst from Wayzata.
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- Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, 2002 General Election Results.