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Parents > United States > Louisiana > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline September 06, 2007 - 12:00am
Polls Open October 20, 2007 - 06:00am
Polls Close October 20, 2007 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 14, 2008 - 12:00pm
Term End January 09, 2012 - 12:00pm
Turnout 45.97% Registered 29.68% Total Population
ContributorTX_Progressive
Last ModifiedArmyDem February 09, 2008 10:03am
Data Sources[Link]
Description The term of such official shall begin at noon on the second Monday in January next following the election.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/15/2003
NameKathleen Babineaux Blanco Votes731,358 (51.95%)
Term01/12/2004 - 01/14/2008 Margin54,874 (+3.90%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won10/22/2011
NamePiyush "Bobby" Jindal Votes673,239 (65.80%)
Term01/09/2012 - 01/11/2016 Margin490,314 (+47.92%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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KEY RACE? 8.4443998337 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/24/2006 10/20/2007
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Piyush "Bobby" Jindal 3 4 8 38
Anthony "Tony G" Gentile ----1 --
T. Lee Horne 1 ------
Leaning Call: Piyush "Bobby" Jindal (97.91%)
Weighted Call: Piyush "Bobby" Jindal (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

02/07/2006 10/08/2007

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Piyush "Bobby" Jindal St. Sen. Walter J. Boasso John Georges Public Service Commissioner Foster L. Campbell Mary Volentine Smith Belinda Alexandrenko Anthony "Tony G" Gentile
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent Democratic Democratic Other Other
Uncertified Votes699,672 (53.91%) 226,364 (17.44%) 186,800 (14.39%) 161,425 (12.44%) 5,843 (0.45%) 4,782 (0.37%) 3,369 (0.26%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -473,308 (-36.47%) -512,872 (-39.51%) -538,247 (-41.47%) -693,829 (-53.46%) -694,890 (-53.54%) -696,303 (-53.65%)
Predict Avg.40.85% 12.85% 8.52% 10.43% 1.35% 0.00% 2.78%
Cash On Hand 9/7 $6,540,428.31 9/7 $236,481.95 7/18 $7,045,004.50 7/13 $1,264,318.56 $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
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MATCHUP POLLS (15 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.32%-- 9.80%-- 10.61%-- 6.37%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
Loyola Institute of Politics 
10/02/07-10/08/07
50.00% -- 9.00% -- 9.00% -- 7.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southeastern Louisiana University 
10/01/07-10/07/07
46.00% -- 10.00% -- 9.00% -- 6.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Kitchens Group (D) 
09/04/07-09/04/07
51.00% -- 11.00% -- 7.00% -- 8.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Verne Kennedy 
08/23/07-08/23/07
50.00% 11.0 11.00% 10.0 8.00% 2.0 3.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/03/07-08/06/07
63.00% 4.0 14.00% 12.0 1.00% -- 4.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/03/07-08/06/07
60.00% 1.0 10.00% 8.0 2.00% -- 3.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
D Tara Hollis
R TurnerforCongress
FL Silver Dime
I McCord 2014
D Jamie Mayo [L]
D Cedric Bradford Glover [L]
I M@
IND Monsieur
D Andy
D Roy A. Burrell [L]
D Ray Nagin [L]
D Donald R. "Don" Cravins Sr. [L]
D Charles "C. D." Jones [L]
D Cleo C. Fields [L]
D Ex-New Jerseyan
I Tony G
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name T. Lee Horne Sheldon Forest M.V. "Vinny" Mendoza Hardy Parkerson Arthur D. "Jim" Nichols  
PartyLibertarian Independent Democratic Democratic Independent  
Uncertified Votes2,639 (0.20%) 2,319 (0.18%) 2,076 (0.16%) 1,661 (0.13%) 993 (0.08%)  
Margin-697,033 (-53.70%) -697,353 (-53.73%) -697,596 (-53.75%) -698,011 (-53.78%) -698,679 (-53.83%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 1.23% 0.69% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 8/10 $2,845.99 $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
MATCHUP POLLS (15 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Loyola Institute of Politics 
10/02/07-10/08/07
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southeastern Louisiana University 
10/01/07-10/07/07
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Kitchens Group (D) 
09/04/07-09/04/07
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Verne Kennedy 
08/23/07-08/23/07
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/03/07-08/06/07
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Southern Media & Opinion 
08/03/07-08/06/07
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
LP Gölök "LD Taylored" Buday [L]
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 08, 2008 06:20pm News Report: Nagin considered gubernatorial run last year  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Oct 21, 2007 09:35am News Indian immigrants' son new La. governor  Article Imperator 
Sep 10, 2007 01:00pm News Jindal Camp Says Governor Race Likely Will Go To Runoff  Article TX DEM 
Aug 25, 2007 03:40pm News Smith seeks run for [LA] governor to help secure pardon for Edwards  Article RBH 
Aug 22, 2007 10:00am News Furor over religion in La. gov's race  Article The Sunset Provision 
Aug 15, 2007 11:00am News Jindal backpedaling on bumper stickers  Article Brandonius Maximus 

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