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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Rhode Island > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open September 12, 2006 - 06:00am
Polls Close September 12, 2006 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 91.91% Registered 6.15% Total Population
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedRBH July 04, 2010 01:57pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2000
NameLincoln Chafee Votes222,588 (56.88%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2007 Margin61,565 (+15.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameSheldon Whitehouse Votes206,110 (53.47%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin27,109 (+7.03%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceRI US Senate 11/07/2006
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/28/2004 09/12/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Stephen Laffey 15 8 ----
Lincoln Chafee 12 1 3 8
Leaning Call: Lincoln Chafee (63.95%)
Weighted Call: Lincoln Chafee (86.55%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/10/2005 08/30/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. Lincoln Chafee Mayor Stephen Laffey  
PartyRepublican Republican  
Certified Votes34,939 (54.17%) 29,556 (45.83%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -5,383 (-8.35%)  
Predict Avg.44.60% 55.36%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (8 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg40.96%-- 42.46%--  
Public Opinion Strategies (R) 
08/29/06-08/30/06
53.00% -- 39.00% --
Rhode Island College 
08/28/06-08/30/06
34.00% 5.0 51.00% 13.0
Rhode Island College 
06/19/06-06/22/06
39.00% 17.0 38.00% 10.0
National Research Inc. (R) 
05/21/06-05/24/06
46.00% -- 44.00% --
American Research Group 
04/25/06-05/02/06
48.00% -- 39.00% --
Rhode Island College 
04/17/06-04/20/06
56.00% -- 28.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R John McCain [L]
FL Silver Dime
D Homegrown Democrat
  US Chamber of Commerce
R Captain America
CST off_to_DC
R PragCon 3.0
R TurnerforCongress
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 02, 2006 08:00pm Commentary Club for Growth: Chafing Chafee's Record  Article Chase McFadden 
Aug 31, 2006 02:00pm Poll Laffey Takes Commanding Lead in [RI] Republican U. S. Senate Primary  Article ArmyDem 
Aug 20, 2006 03:45pm General Rebellion by Base Roils a Republican Race; Conservative's Run Against Moderate May Hand Rhode Island Senate Seat to Democrats  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Aug 06, 2006 06:00pm Analysis Wife of Convicted GOP Official Hired by Chafee Campaign  Article RP 
Jun 29, 2006 11:00am News Laffey dismisses his party's convention  Article Thomas Walker 
Apr 14, 2006 12:00pm News [RI] A Republican on the Edge  Article ArmyDem 

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