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OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 64.49% Registered 43.00% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedBrandonius Maximus November 26, 2008 06:32pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description RESULTS BY REGION:


New Orleans Metro Area
(Parishes: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, St. Bernard, Plaquemines)
922 precincts
Cast 448,981 votes (24% of statewide total)


Landrieu 264,375 59%
Kennedy 175,215 39%
Other 9,391 2%

Acadiana/"Cajun Triangle"
(Parishes: Avoyelles, Pointe Coupee, Evangeline, West Baton Rouge, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Vermillion, Acadia, Iberia, Iberville, Ascension, Assumption, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. James, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist)
1,186 precincts
Cast 616,106 votes (32% of statewide total)


Landrieu 314,334 51%
Kennedy 287,789 47%
Other 13,983 2%

Northern & Central Louisiana
(Parishes: Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Union, Morehouse, West Carroll, East Carroll, DeSoto, Red River, Bienville, Lincoln, Jackson, Ouachita, Richland, Madison, Sabine, Natchitoches, Winn, Grant, Caldwell, LaSalle, Franklin, Tensas, Catahoula, Concordia, Vernon, Beauregard, Rapides, Allen, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena, East Baton Rouge, Livingston, Tangipahoa, Washington)
1,848 precincts
Cast 831,487 votes (44% of statewide total)


Landrieu 409,589 49%
Kennedy 404,173 49%
Other 17,724 2%
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/07/2002
NameMary Landrieu Votes638,654 (51.70%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin42,012 (+3.40%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/06/2014
NameWilliam "Bill" Cassidy Votes712,379 (55.93%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2021 Margin151,169 (+11.87%)
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KEY RACE? 9.0909004211 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/10/2006 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mary Landrieu 26 16 21 2
John N. Kennedy 3 ------
Leaning Call: Mary Landrieu (97.73%)
Weighted Call: Mary Landrieu (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

10/10/2007 11/01/2008

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name (I) Sen. Mary Landrieu Treasurer John N. Kennedy Richard Fontanesi Jay Patel Robert Stewart  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Independent Other  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes988,298 (52.11%) 867,177 (45.72%) 18,590 (0.98%) 13,729 (0.72%) 8,780 (0.46%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -121,121 (-6.39%) -969,708 (-51.13%) -974,569 (-51.39%) -979,518 (-51.65%)  
Predict Avg.52.67% 44.51% 0.75% 0.01% 0.01%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (18 from 10 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg49.22%-- 38.05%-- 2.15%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
52.00% -- 39.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
OnMessage Inc. (R) 
10/27/08-10/29/08
45.00% 2.0 44.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Ed Renwick/Loyola Institute of Politics 
10/24/08-10/26/08
49.00% -- 34.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southeastern Louisiana University 
10/20/08-10/23/08
53.00% -- 34.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mellman Group (D) 
10/20/08-10/21/08
54.00% 5.0 34.00% 1.0 3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/21/08-10/21/08
53.00% 1.0 43.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 06, 2008 09:20am Analysis U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu broadens statewide appeal, says 'centrist' strategy led to her re-election  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 30, 2008 05:00pm Poll WWL Poll shows Landrieu with large lead over Kennedy  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 30, 2008 01:00pm News La. Democrats complain about "crack" comment  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 28, 2008 03:00pm News Minnesota senator joins Landrieu on campaign trail in Louisiana  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 28, 2008 09:00am Endorsement New Orleans Times-Picayune--Election recommendations: Senate: Mary Landrieu  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 27, 2008 10:00am Endorsement [Former Governor] Treen backs Landrieu in Senate race   Article Brandonius Maximus 

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