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  PA - District 08
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 2006 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Turnout 55.98% Registered 38.70% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedBarack O-blame-a May 21, 2007 06:49pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2004
NameMichael G. Fitzpatrick Votes183,229 (55.31%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2007 Margin39,802 (+12.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NamePatrick J. Murphy Votes197,869 (56.77%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2011 Margin52,766 (+15.14%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 16, 2006 PA - District 08 - R Primary Michael G. Fitzpatrick
May 16, 2006 PA - District 08 - D Primary Patrick J. Murphy
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KEY RACE? 7.5000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/18/2005 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Michael G. Fitzpatrick 19 8 2 --
Patrick J. Murphy 5 ------
Leaning Call: Michael G. Fitzpatrick (89.13%)
Weighted Call: Michael G. Fitzpatrick (99.31%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

07/04/2006 10/27/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name Patrick J. Murphy (I) Rep. Michael G. Fitzpatrick  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes125,656 (50.30%) 124,138 (49.70%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,518 (-0.61%)  
Predict Avg.48.50% 51.50%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 05/05/2005 05/05/2005  
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MATCHUP POLLS (6 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg43.49%-- 45.07%--  
Muhlenberg College 
10/25/06-10/27/06
42.00% -- 47.00% --
Constituent Dynamics 
10/24/06-10/26/06
50.00% -- 47.00% --
Franklin & Marshall College 
10/19/06-10/23/06
39.00% -- 48.00% --
Grove Insight (D) 
10/15/06-10/15/06
44.00% -- 40.00% --
RT Strategies 
08/27/06-08/29/06
45.00% -- 53.00% --
Global Strategy Group (D) 
07/04/06-07/08/06
38.00% -- 44.00% --
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NEWS
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Aug 14, 2006 04:00pm Event Crashing a news conference  Article RP 

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