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  LA District 2
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Louisiana > LA - District 02
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline August 11, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 10:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Turnout 14.72% Total Population
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifiedRBH July 09, 2008 03:49pm
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Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameWilliam J. Jefferson Votes173,510 (79.01%)
Term01/03/2005 - 01/03/2007 Margin127,413 (+58.02%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/09/2006
NameWilliam J. Jefferson Votes35,153 (56.55%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2009 Margin8,142 (+13.10%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceLA District 2 - Runoff 12/09/2006
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/12/2006 11/07/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
William J. Jefferson 8 ------
Karen Carter Peterson 14 3 ----
Leaning Call: Karen Carter Peterson (71.43%)
Weighted Call: William J. Jefferson (57.88%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
10/11/2006 10/25/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Rep. William J. Jefferson St. Rep. Karen Carter Peterson St. Sen. Derrick D. T. Shepherd Joe Lavigne City Councilmember Troy A. Carter Eric T. Bradley Regina Bartholomew
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Republican Democratic Republican Democratic
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
Uncertified Votes28,283 (30.08%) 20,364 (21.66%) 16,799 (17.87%) 12,511 (13.31%) 11,304 (12.02%) 1,159 (1.23%) 1,125 (1.20%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,919 (-8.42%) -11,484 (-12.21%) -15,772 (-16.77%) -16,979 (-18.06%) -27,124 (-28.85%) -27,158 (-28.88%)
Predict Avg.27.00% 30.00% 18.00% 11.00% 14.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (3 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg23.07%-- 18.21%-- 8.49%-- 8.87%-- 11.13%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Brilliant Corners Research & Strategies (D) 
10/24/06-10/25/06
28.00% -- 28.00% -- 10.00% -- 5.00% -- 12.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Ed Renwick 
10/22/06-10/24/06
20.00% -- 15.00% -- 10.00% -- 3.00% -- 15.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Verne Kennedy 
10/11/06-10/11/06
25.00% -- 14.00% -- 9.00% -- 13.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Cynthia Willard-Lewis
D Cedric L. Richmond [L]
D Ray Nagin
D Stacy Head
D Andy
  New Orleans Times-Picayune
I Chase McFadden
  Louisiana Democratic Party
D Richard Ieyoub
R Wilbert Joseph "Billy" Tauzin
D RP
IND Monsieur
D Buddy
D Chris John
D J. Bennett Johnston
D John B. Breaux
D mtrz
DL Some say...
D Cynthia Hedge-Morrell
D Oliver M. Thomas
I TX_Socialist
D Ex-New Jerseyan
D Brandon
D Jacquelyn Brechtel "Jackie" Clarkson
D James Carter
D Ron Forman
R TurnerforCongress
D Arnie Fielkow
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name John Edwards Scott Barron Gregory W. "Rhumbline" Kahn M.V. "Vinny" Mendoza Lawrence William "Lance" von Uhde, III Deven "D.C." Collins  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Libertarian Democratic Republican Democratic  
Website [Website]  
Uncertified Votes675 (0.72%) 621 (0.66%) 404 (0.43%) 402 (0.43%) 258 (0.27%) 121 (0.13%)  
Margin-27,608 (-29.36%) -27,662 (-29.42%) -27,879 (-29.65%) -27,881 (-29.65%) -28,025 (-29.81%) -28,162 (-29.95%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (3 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Brilliant Corners Research & Strategies (D) 
10/24/06-10/25/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Ed Renwick 
10/22/06-10/24/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Verne Kennedy 
10/11/06-10/11/06
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 30, 2006 02:00pm Endorsement EDITORIAL: Karen Carter for Congress  Article Brandon 
Oct 14, 2006 02:00pm Endorsement [Louisiana] Democratic Party Backs Carter in 2nd District Race  Article Brandon 
Oct 07, 2006 04:35pm Endorsement Nagin embraces Jefferson campaign; Mayor returning a political favor  Article Brandon 
Sep 16, 2006 05:00pm News Demo [Karen Carter] gains powerful backing for Congress [LA-2]  Article Brandon 
Sep 13, 2006 05:00pm Endorsement Leading Democrats [Breaux, Johnston, John] endorse Jefferson foe [Karen Carter]  Article Brandon 
Sep 12, 2006 04:00pm Endorsement [U.S. Rep] Jefferson challenger Karen Carter gets 2 key Orleans endorsements  Article Brandon 

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