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  TX US Senate - D Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Texas > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2008 - 05:00am
Polls Open March 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close March 04, 2008 - 11:00am
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.42% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedArmyDem March 26, 2008 06:35pm
Data Sources
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameJohn Cornyn Votes2,496,243 (55.30%)
Term12/01/2002 - 01/03/2009 Margin540,485 (+11.97%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2008
NameJohn Cornyn Votes4,337,469 (54.82%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2015 Margin948,104 (+11.98%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceTX US Senate 11/04/2008
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KEY RACE? 9.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
10/23/2007 03/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Rick Noriega 2 --1 11
Leaning Call: Rick Noriega (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Rick Noriega (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
08/29/2007 02/24/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name St. Rep. Rick Noriega Gene Kelly Ray McMurrey Rhett R. Smith  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Uncertified Votes1,108,318 (51.01%) 583,845 (26.87%) 268,742 (12.37%) 211,811 (9.75%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -524,473 (-24.14%) -839,576 (-38.64%) -896,507 (-41.26%)  
Predict Avg.59.00% 11.00% 30.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 12/31 $688,035.00 $-- 12/31 $773.00 $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg32.06%-- 15.06%-- 8.06%-- 3.06%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
02/23/08-02/24/08
32.00% -- 15.00% -- 8.00% -- 3.00% --
IVR Polls 
08/29/07-08/30/07
27.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Russ Feingold [L]
D DFWDem
D Norma Chavez [L]
  National Education Association
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 02, 2008 10:00am Election Guide In Senate race, Democratic rivals hope this is Gene Kelly's last dance  Article Monsieur 
Jan 07, 2008 10:20pm News Dancer's name could trip up Dems' Senate hopes  Article Monsieur 
Oct 23, 2007 01:00pm News Watts drops Senate bid  Article TX DEM 
Sep 02, 2007 01:00pm News Reichstadt Out in Democratic Senate Primary  Article TX DEM 
Jun 07, 2007 02:30pm Strategy Democrat launches Senate bid with his own $3.8 million  Article Sarnstrom 
Jun 01, 2007 02:10pm Announcement TX SEN: Watts goin’ explorin’ for U.S. Senate race  Article Sarnstrom 

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