Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  DE Governor
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Delaware > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline September 02, 2008 - 05:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 20, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 15, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 67.71% Registered
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedScottĀ³ December 21, 2008 09:46pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameRuth Ann Minner Votes185,687 (50.87%)
Term01/18/2005 - 01/20/2009 Margin18,572 (+5.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameJack Markell Votes275,993 (69.34%)
Term01/20/2013 - 01/20/2017 Margin162,200 (+40.75%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 09, 2008 DE Governor - R Primary William S. "Bill" Lee
Sep 09, 2008 DE Governor - D Primary Jack Markell
MAP

Curve
Embed Code
KEY RACE? 3.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/26/2005 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Jack Markell 5 10 17 17
William S. "Bill" Lee 1 ------
Leaning Call: Jack Markell (99.31%)
Weighted Call: Jack Markell (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/17/2008 10/28/2008

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Treasurer Jack Markell William S. "Bill" Lee Jeffrey "Jeff" Brown  
PartyDemocratic Republican Blue Enigma  
Certified Votes266,861 (67.53%) 126,662 (32.05%) 1,681 (0.43%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -140,199 (-35.48%) -265,180 (-67.10%)  
Predict Avg.62.40% 37.40% 0.33%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Bar
MATCHUP POLLS (5 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg61.70%-- 28.67%-- 0.00%--  
Survey USA 
10/27/08-10/28/08
62.00% 2.0 27.00% 2.0 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/10/08-10/10/08
62.00% -- 34.00% -- 0.00% --
West Chester University 
10/06/08-10/09/08
61.10% -- 29.80% -- 0.00% --
Survey USA 
09/22/08-09/23/08
64.00% -- 29.00% -- 0.00% --
Fairleigh Dickinson University 
09/17/08-09/21/08
61.00% -- 27.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Rehoboth Beach Cape Gazette
  Wilmington (DE) News Journal
  Esquire
  Democracy for America
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 04, 2008 11:25pm News DELAWARE: From 'bartender/stripper' to governor?  Article ScottĀ³ 
Jun 27, 2008 03:00am News Independent Party in fight over Protack  Article RBH 

DISCUSSION
Enter your Name:

A moderator will have to approve your message before it will appear.
Simple bad-talking or insulting messages will likely be deleted.
If you are trying to write to a candidate that appears on the site, they likely do not read this and will not answer.
This site is an English language site and non-English messages will be deleted.

Enter This Code