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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Kentucky > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 03, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 05:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 61.95% Registered 44.56% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedRBH November 26, 2008 11:48am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/2002
NameMitch McConnell Votes731,679 (64.68%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin332,045 (+29.35%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2014
NameMitch McConnell Votes806,787 (56.19%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2021 Margin222,089 (+15.47%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 20, 2008 KY US Senate - R Primary Mitch McConnell
May 20, 2008 KY US Senate - D Primary W. Bruce Lunsford
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KEY RACE? 7.8571000099 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/10/2006 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mitch McConnell 20 29 2 5
W. Bruce Lunsford 2 1 ----
Leaning Call: Mitch McConnell (96.30%)
Weighted Call: Mitch McConnell (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/06/2008 11/01/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. Mitch McConnell W. Bruce Lunsford  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
Uncertified Votes953,816 (52.97%) 847,005 (47.03%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -106,811 (-5.93%)  
Predict Avg.50.99% 43.12%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (25 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.43%-- 42.92%--  
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
49.00% -- 42.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/29/08-10/29/08
51.00% 1.0 44.00% 1.0
Mason-Dixon 
10/27/08-10/29/08
47.00% 2.0 42.00% 2.0
Garin-Hart-Yang Research (D) 
10/26/08-10/27/08
47.00% 1.0 45.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/21/08-10/21/08
50.00% 1.0 43.00% 1.0
Research 2000 
10/19/08-10/21/08
47.00% 1.0 43.00% 1.0
ENDORSEMENTS
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  Kentucky Enquirer
  Maysville Ledger Independent
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IND Monsieur
  Esquire
  Louisville Courier Journal
GN nystate63
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 29, 2008 11:00am News [KY] Libertarians Dump Landham as Candidate  Article TX DEM 
Nov 18, 2007 01:30pm News Dems Test Odds on Top GOP Sen. McConnell in ‘08 Kentucky Horse Race  Article ArmyDem 

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