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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Iowa > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 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 78.34% Registered 51.36% Total Population
ContributorRalphie
Last Modifiedev November 24, 2008 06:58pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/2002
NameTom Harkin Votes554,278 (54.18%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin106,386 (+10.40%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 03, 2008 IA US Senate - D Primary Tom Harkin
Jun 03, 2008 IA US Senate - R Primary Christopher Reed
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KEY RACE? 5.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/10/2005 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Tom Harkin 2 3 16 40
Leaning Call: Tom Harkin (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Tom Harkin (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
04/21/2008 11/01/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. Tom Harkin Christopher Reed Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Nonpartisan  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes941,665 (62.66%) 560,006 (37.26%) 1,247 (0.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -381,659 (-25.39%) -940,418 (-62.57%)  
Predict Avg.61.11% 38.25% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 6/30 $4,109,219.00 6/30 $292.00 $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (11 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg57.17%-- 35.12%-- 0.00%--  
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
56.00% -- 36.00% -- 0.00% --
Selzer & Co. 
10/28/08-10/31/08
57.00% 4.0 31.00% 3.0 0.00% --
Survey USA 
10/28/08-10/29/08
61.00% 1.0 35.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/23/08-10/23/08
57.00% 3.0 41.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
09/25/08-09/25/08
54.00% 4.0 40.00% 6.0 0.00% --
Survey USA 
09/17/08-09/18/08
60.00% -- 37.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Spen
  Mason City Globe-Gazette
D Brandon
  Ottumwa Courier
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 27, 2008 07:00am Endorsement With fifth Senate term, the expectations rise [Harkin]  Article COSDem 
Apr 09, 2007 12:00pm Blog Entry Harkin and Grassley Forever?  Article RP 
Aug 27, 2006 03:00pm Commentary No competition so far for Harkin [IA Senate 2008]  Article COSDem 

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