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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Kentucky > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 02, 2007 - 04:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 2007 - 05:00am
Polls Close November 06, 2007 - 05:00pm
Term Start December 11, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End December 13, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 37.15% Registered 26.11% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedRBH April 24, 2008 11:22am
Data Sources[Link]

www.kentucky.com
Description KY Constitution ..."The Governor and the Lieutenant Governor shall commence the execution of the duties of their offices on the fifth Tuesday succeeding their election, and shall continue in the execution thereof until a successor shall have qualified."
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2003
NameErnie Fletcher Votes596,284 (55.04%)
Term12/09/2003 - 12/11/2007 Margin109,125 (+10.07%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/08/2011
NameSteve Beshear Votes464,245 (55.72%)
Term12/13/2011 - 12/08/2015 Margin170,211 (+20.43%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 22, 2007 KY Governor - R Primary Ernie Fletcher
May 22, 2007 KY Governor - D Primary Steve Beshear
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KEY RACE? 9.4443998337 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/26/2005 11/06/2007
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Steve Beshear 7 18 20 19
Ernie Fletcher 2 ------
Leaning Call: Steve Beshear (98.90%)
Weighted Call: Steve Beshear (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

05/23/2007 11/04/2007

CANDIDATES
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Name Lt. Gov. Steve Beshear (I) Gov. Ernie Fletcher  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes619,552 (58.71%) 435,773 (41.29%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -183,779 (-17.41%)  
Predict Avg.55.76% 41.74%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (18 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg53.85%-- 37.76%--  
Survey USA 
11/02/07-11/04/07
59.00% 1.0 39.00% 3.0
Rasmussen Reports 
11/01/07-11/01/07
54.00% 3.0 39.00% 4.0
Survey USA 
10/27/07-10/29/07
60.00% 2.0 36.00% 2.0
Bluegrass Polling Company 
10/26/07-10/29/07
56.00% 1.0 33.00% 2.0
Research 2000 
10/22/07-10/24/07
55.00% 1.0 40.00% 1.0
Survey USA 
10/20/07-10/22/07
58.00% 2.0 38.00% 2.0
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R PragCon 3.0
  Democracy for America
  Lexington Herald-Leader
  Louisville Courier Journal
FL Silver Dime
  National Rifle Association (NRA)
R SC-Conservative
NPA CBlock941
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 05, 2007 06:00am News Ten Commandments posted in Ky. Capitol on eve of election  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 04, 2007 04:00pm Blog Entry Kentucky GOP Pushing Anti-Gay Message In Final Days Of Gov Race  Article Servo 
Sep 10, 2007 09:00pm Strategy Ky. Governor Tries To Win Second Term  Article RP 
Aug 17, 2007 04:00pm News GOP ad shows Beshear as gambler  Article Servo 
Jul 09, 2007 01:00pm News N. Ky. can make or break Fletcher, so he's frequent visitor and backer  Article CBlock941 
Jul 06, 2007 01:25pm News Gubernatorial hopeful Beshear throws reception  Article CBlock941 

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