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  NE US Senate - R Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Nebraska > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 06, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 09, 2006 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 09, 2006 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 46.89% Registered 15.78% Total Population
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedRBH February 16, 2009 08:52pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2000
NameBen Nelson Votes353,093 (51.00%)
Term01/03/2001 - 01/03/2007 Margin15,116 (+2.18%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameBen Nelson Votes378,388 (63.88%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin164,460 (+27.77%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceNE US Senate 11/07/2006
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KEY RACE? 2.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/27/2005 05/09/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Don Stenberg --3 1 1
Peter Ricketts 2 2 1 --
Leaning Call: Don Stenberg (59.09%)
Weighted Call: Peter Ricketts (77.85%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

08/31/2005 05/07/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name Peter Ricketts Attorney General Don Stenberg David Kramer  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican  
Certified Votes129,643 (48.02%) 96,496 (35.75%) 43,815 (16.23%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -33,147 (-12.28%) -85,828 (-31.79%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 10/15 $296,794.00 10/15 $12,566.00 9/30 $88,690.00  
Website [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (5 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg46.92%-- 27.50%-- 7.98%--  
MSR Group 
05/05/06-05/07/06
48.00% 8.0 28.00% 2.0 11.00% 3.0
MSR Group 
05/02/06-05/04/06
40.00% -- 30.00% -- 14.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
04/19/06-04/19/06
52.00% -- 26.00% -- 8.00% --
Unknown (R) 
04/09/06-04/10/06
43.00% -- 33.00% -- 7.00% --
Victory Enterprises (R) 
08/31/05-09/02/05
2.00% -- 36.00% -- 3.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Lincoln Journal Star
R Jon Bruning [L]
  Omaha World Herald
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 20, 2006 01:00pm Poll [NE] Ricketts leads in poll released by campaign  Article ArmyDem 
Aug 16, 2005 10:00am Election Guide Shane Osborn ponders run for Senate in Nebraska  Article COSDem 
Aug 04, 2005 10:10pm Election Guide Peter Ricketts eyes run for U.S. Senate in Nebraska  Article COSDem 
Jun 28, 2005 02:00pm Election Guide Ex-GOP chairman opens bid for Nebraska Senate  Article COSDem 
Jun 27, 2005 09:00pm Election Guide Former state GOP chairman to announce Nebraska Senate bid  Article COSDem 
Apr 28, 2005 12:00pm General Stenberg announces Nebraska Senate bid  Article COSDem 

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